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Nonlinear electromagnetic field response of high-Tc superconducting microparticle composites
Author(s): Joseph W. Haus; F. Chung-Yau; Charles M. Bowden
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Paper Abstract

A dielectric host medium with spherical high-Tc superconducting particles embedded is considered. The nonlinear electromagnetic field response of the composite superconductor material is calculated using a time-dependent Landau Ginzburg model. Specifically, the authors predict a strong frequency dependence of the nonlinear susceptibility, field intensity dependence of the transition temperature, and third harmonic generation. The mechanism for the nonlinearity is the breaking of quasi-particle bonds by the electromagnetic field.

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Date Published: 1 September 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1497, Nonlinear Optics and Materials, (1 September 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.46796
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph W. Haus, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
F. Chung-Yau, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Charles M. Bowden, U.S. Army Missile Command (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1497:
Nonlinear Optics and Materials
Cyrus D. Cantrell; Charles M. Bowden, Editor(s)

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