Microscopic study of low-κ type-II superconductors

P. Miranović, N. Nakai, M. Ichioka, K. Machida

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    Thermodynamics and vortex lattices of low-κ type-II superconductors are studied numerically within the Eilenberger equations of superconductivity. Below some critical value κc(T) of the Ginzburg-Landau parameter κ = λ/ξ, there is a first-order transition at H c1 (type-IIa superconductivity) as a consequence of attractive vortex-vortex interaction. For κ > κc the phase transition is of the second order (type-lib superconductivity). The phase boundary κc(T) that separates type-IIa and lib superconductivity is calculated.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1382-1383
    Number of pages2
    JournalPhysica B: Condensed Matter
    Issue numberII
    Publication statusPublished - May 2003


    • LOW-κ
    • Superconductors
    • Typc-IT superconductivity
    • Vortex-vortex interaction

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Condensed Matter Physics
    • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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