• Charge imbalance due to thermoelectric effects in superconductors: A two fluid description

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      Two-fluid model; charge imbalance; temperature gradient; quasiparticle charge; charge currents

    • Abstract

       

      Using a generalised two-fluid picture for the charge of a superconductor, the generation of charge imbalance by a temperature gradient under different conditions is studied. The voltage developed by a temperature gradient in the presence of supercurrent is estimated. The results agree with experiment. The results obtained for the generation of charge imbalance in the absence of imposed current agree with those obtained using other techniques.

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      B A Mattoo1 Y Singh1

      1. Department of Physics, University of Kashmir, Srinagar - 190 006, India
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