Multi-probe conductance formulae for mesoscopic superconductors

Lambert, Colin and Hui, V. C. and Robinson, S. J. (1993) Multi-probe conductance formulae for mesoscopic superconductors. Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 5 (25). pp. 4187-4206. ISSN 0953-8984

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

After presenting an intuitive picture of quasi-particle transport in mesoscopic superconductors, which emphasizes the intimate relation between Andreev scattering and zero resistivity, we develop a general theory of DC transport in mesoscopic normal-superconducting structures. Generalized multi-probe conductance formulae are derived, which take into account not only the effect of Andreev scattering on transport coefficients. but also the non-conservation of quasi-particle charge which arises in the presence of a superconducting condensate. Experiments on quasi-particle charge imbalance are described naturally by this approach.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
Uncontrolled Keywords:
/dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qc
Subjects:
ID Code:
58126
Deposited By:
Deposited On:
24 Oct 2012 10:19
Refereed?:
Yes
Published?:
Published
Last Modified:
14 Aug 2020 01:33