• Some properties of vortices in layered superconducting structures

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      Josephson vortice lattice; layered superconductors; Kosterlitz-Thouless transition

    • Abstract


      Some properties of vortices in layered superconductors and superconducting structures with the Josephson interaction between S-layers are studied theoretically. The Josephson vortex lattice is formed in the system if the magnetic fieldHe is parallel to the layers. Long-wave oscillations of this lattice have a sound-like spectrum; the velocity of “magnetic sound” propagating across the layers is small and diminishes with increase ofHe. Using an analogy with electron-hole plasma in semiconductors, we investigate also the behaviour of the layered structure in the fieldHe perpendicular to the layers at temperatures close to the Kosterlitz-Thouless transition temperatureTKT. The spatial dependence ofH(r) and the impedance of the system are determined atT>TKT.

    • Author Affiliations


      A F Volkov1

      1. Institute of Radioengineering and Electronics, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, GSP-3, Moscow - 103907, USSR
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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