Katsanos, D. E. and Evangelou, S. N. and Lambert, C. J. (1998) Superconductivity-induced Anderson localization. Physical Review B, 58 (5). pp. 2442-2444. ISSN 0163-1829Full text not available from this repository.
We have studied the effect of a random superconducting order parameter on the localization of quasiparticles, by numerical finite-size scaling of the Bogoliubov-de Gennes tight-binding Hamiltonian. Anderson localization is obtained in d = 2 and a mobility edge where the states localize is observed in d = 3. The critical behavior and localization exponent are universal within error bars both for real and complex random order parameter. Experimentally these results imply a suppression of thr electronic contribution to thermal transport from states above the bulk energy gap.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Physical Review B|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||23 Oct 2012 13:16|
|Last Modified:||18 Mar 2016 01:24|
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