Seviour, R and Lambert, C J and Volkov, A F (1998) Proximity-induced transport in superconductor - normal metal nanostructures. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 10 (35). L615-L621. ISSN 0953-8984Full text not available from this repository.
We calculate the conductance for a diffusive normal wire (N) in contact with a superconductor (S). Using a numerical scattering matrix approach and a quasiclassical Green function technique, we compare the conductance G of the system connected to two normal reservoirs when the superconductor is in its normal state with the conductance G(s) in the superconducting state and predict that the difference delta G = G(s) - G may be negative or positive depending upon the S/N interface resistance and the interface resistance at the ends of the N wire. As the temperature T is varied, delta G(T) may change sign and exhibit two maxima.
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited On:||24 Oct 2012 15:33|
|Last Modified:||17 Sep 2013 08:40|
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