Giant flux quantization in layered superconductors

S. Shafranjuk, T. Yamashita

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Abstract

A regular fluxon structure occurring in a weakly coupled stack of Josephson junctions in parallel magnetic field (Formula presented) is considered to cause a giant flux quantization phenomenon. We find that the maximums in Fraunhofer pattern originate from the whole chain of fluxons (carrying the total flux (Formula presented) per chain; (Formula presented) is the number of fluxons in the chain) rather than from a single fluxon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-124
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
Volume58
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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