Spiral fluxons and a characteristic frequency in two-dimensional Josephson junctions

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

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Abstract

We investigate the structure of fluxons in two-dimensional Josephson junctions. It has been shown that the magnetic flux has the form of a rotating spiral wave. The core of the spiral wave is pinned by a vortex or by a magnetic inclusion in the superconductor. The frequency of rotation of these waves is significantly lower than the Josephson frequency for point junctions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)12878-12882
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review B
Volume52
Issue number17
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1995

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Condensed Matter Physics

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