Thermopower in mesoscopic normal-superconducting structures.

Heikkila, T. T. and Stenburg, M. P. and Salomaa, M. M. and Lambert, C. J. (2000) Thermopower in mesoscopic normal-superconducting structures. Physica B: Condensed Matter, 284-28 (Part 2). pp. 1862-1863.

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We examine the influence of the superconducting proximity effect on the thermoelectric response of hybrid mesoscopic normal metal – superconductor nanostructures. We demonstrate that Andreev scattering can break the well-known Mott relation between the thermopower and the logarithmic energy derivative of the conductance. We also consider the effect of superconductivity on the temperature dependence of the thermopower.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physica B: Condensed Matter
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/libraryofcongress/qc
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 590
Deposited By: Prof Colin J. Lambert
Deposited On: 26 Jul 2007
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 01 Jan 2020 07:12

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