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Josephson plasma resonance as a structural probe of vortex liquid
Author(s): Lev Boulaevskii; A. E. Koshelev; M. P. Maley
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Paper Abstract

Josephson plasma resonance has been introduced recently as a powerful tool to probe interlayer Josephson coupling in different regions of vortex phase diagram. In the pancake liquid plasma resonance frequency (omega) p(B,T) as function of the magnetic field B was obtained previously using the high temperature expansion. We further develop this approach and derive a general relation connecting (omega) p(B) with the density correlation function of pancake liquid. The relation provides unique opportunity to extract quantitative information on the c-axis correlations of pancake liquid in crystals with weak and strong pinning from the dependence of plasma resonance on the ab-component of magnetic field at fixed c component. We discuss c-axis correlations in crystals with weak disorder and crystals with columnar defects produced by irradiation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 December 1998
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 3480, Superconducting Superlattices II: Native and Artificial, (9 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.332449
Show Author Affiliations
Lev Boulaevskii, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
A. E. Koshelev, Argonne National Lab. (United States)
M. P. Maley, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3480:
Superconducting Superlattices II: Native and Artificial
Ivan Bozovic; Davor Pavuna, Editor(s)

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