Relation between vortex excitation and thermal conductivity in superconductors

M. Takigawa, M. Ichioka, K. Machida

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    Thermal conductivity Kxx(T) under a field is investigated in dx2-y2-wave superconductors and isotropic s-wave superconductors by the linear response theory, using a microscopic wave function of the vortex lattice states. To study the origin of the different field dependence of KXX(T) between higher and lower temperature regions, we analyze the spatially-resolved thermal conductivity around a vortex at each temperature, which is related to the spectrum of the local density of states. We also discuss the electric conductivity in the same formulation for a comparison.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)303-311
    Number of pages9
    JournalEuropean Physical Journal B
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2002


    • 74.25.Fy Transport properties
    • 74.25.Jb Electronic structure
    • 74.60.Ec Mixed state

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Condensed Matter Physics


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