Magnetic field dependence of the current-voltage curve of a superconducting single electron transistor in a high impedance environment

Pashkin, Yu. A. and Chen, C. D. and Haviland, D. B. and Kuzmin, L. S. (1996) Magnetic field dependence of the current-voltage curve of a superconducting single electron transistor in a high impedance environment. Czechoslovak Journal of Physics, 46 (4). pp. 2291-2292. ISSN 1572-9486

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Abstract

A superconducting single electron transistor has been investigated in a regime where its behavior is governed by the interplay of charging and Josephson effects with the corresponding energies Ec and EJ, respectively. Using a SQUID geometry, we were able to change the ratio of EJ/Ec (from EJ/Ec≈3.5 to EJ/Ec≈0.44). In zero magnetic field, we observed a sharp Coulomb blockade at low current followed by a negative slope of the I–V curve at higher current. Applying an external magnetic field perpendicular to the substrate and thus decreasing EJ/Ec we observed an increase of the blockade voltage from 10 μV up to 45 μV and a decrease of the crossover current from 5 nA down to 0.5 nA. Such a behavior of the transistor can be explained using a Bloch band picture.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Czechoslovak Journal of Physics
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 130680
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 22 Jan 2019 11:20
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 21:35
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/130680

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