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Thermoelectric Flux in Superconducting Rings
Physical Review B
  • D C Marinescu, Clemson University
  • A W Overhauser, Purdue University
Document Type
Article
Publication Date
5-1-1997
Publisher
The American Physical Society
Abstract
Definitive measurements by Van Harlingen et al. in 1980 show that the flux induced by a temperature difference across the two junctions of a Pb-In ring exceeds theoretical expectation by a factor, ϳ105. The theory fails owing to ͑mis͒use of a Boltzmann transport equation to describe the thermal diffusion of quasi-particle excitations, a treatment which violates electron conservation. An electron-conserving transport theory is developed and explains the data.
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