Journal of Superconductivity

, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp 155–160 | Cite as

Vortices in layered superconductors

  • Antonio Barone
  • Anatoli I. Larkin
  • Yuri N. Ovchinnikov


The vortex structure in high-T c superconductors is investigated on the basis of the anisotropic structures of these materials. An analysis is developed in order to determine the GinzburgLandau expression of the free energy for the layered structure. The two cases ofξ(T)≫d andɛ(T)≪d corresponding to the existence of Abrikosov and Josephson vortex types are discussed.

Key Words

Layered superconductors vortices 


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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonio Barone
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anatoli I. Larkin
    • 2
  • Yuri N. Ovchinnikov
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento Scienze FisicheUniversità di NapoliNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Istituto di CiberneticaC.N.R.NaplesItaly

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