Theory of the electrical transport in tilted layered superconducting Josephson junctions
Authors: Nappi C., De Nicola S., Adamo M., Sarnelli E.
Autors Affiliation: CNR Istituto di Cibernetica “E. Caianiello” I-80078, Pozzuoli, Napoli, Italy;
CNR Istituto Nazionale di Ottica I-80078, Pozzuoli, Napoli, Italy and INFN sezione di Napoli, I-80126 Napoli, Italy
Abstract: We present a theory of the Josephson effect in a twofold-tilted Josephson junction made by d-wave anisotropic layered superconductors. We find the appearance of an intrinsic electrical resistance that arises from the misalignment of the superconductive planes (the CuO2 planes in YBCO) in the two electrodes. This intrinsic contribution to the tunnel barrier has several nontrivial consequences. The result is relevant for understanding the electric transport properties of  tilt and  tilt-tilt Josephson junctions based on d-wave superconductors.
Journal/Review: PHYSICAL REVIEW B
Volume: 86 (2) Pages from: 024517 to: 024517
More Information: The financial contribution of EU NMP.2011.2.2-6 IRON-SEA Project No. 283141 is gratefully acknowledged. This work has been partially supported by EU STREP project MIDAS, Macroscopic Interference Devices for Atomic and Solid State Physics: Quantum Control of Supercurrents. We thank Mario Cuoco, Paola Gentile, and Canio Noce for helpful discussions on this topic.DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.86.024517Citations: 5data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2019-09-15References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here