Motion of vortices in thin superconducting strips

I. Aranson, M. Gitterman, B. Ya Shapiro

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We study analytically and numerically the interaction of vortices in current-carrying narrow superconducting strips. The characteristic time of vortex-antivortex pair annihilation and the energetic losses in the strip are evaluated as a function of the external transport current and width of the strip. The effects of an external magnetic field on the motion of a single vortex are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)215-228
Number of pages14
JournalJournal of Low Temperature Physics
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Nov 1 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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