Observation of a phase-modulated quasiparticle current in superconducting weak links

Charles M Falco, W. H. Parker, S. E. Trullinger

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Abstract

Current-voltage characteristics of current-biased Josephson junctions with a phase-dependent dissipative current σ1Vcos have been calculated in the presence of thermal noise. Measurements on superconducting weak links indicate the existence of such a phase-dependent dissipative current of the same magnitude and sign observed in tunnel junctions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)933-936
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume31
Issue number15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes

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