Applied Physics A

, Volume 89, Issue 3, pp 609–612 | Cite as

Circuit theory for crossed Andreev reflection and nonlocal conductance

  • J.P. MortenEmail author
  • A. Brataas
  • W. Belzig


Nonlocal currents, in devices where two normal-metal terminals are contacted to a superconductor, are determined using the circuit theory of mesoscopic superconductivity. We calculate the conductance associated with crossed Andreev reflection and electron transfer between the two normal-metal terminals, in addition to the conductance from direct Andreev reflection and quasiparticle tunneling. Dephasing and proximity effect are taken into account.


Transmission Probability Circuit Theory Andreev Reflection Quasiparticle Tunneling Cross Andreev Reflection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Centre for Advanced StudyOsloNorway
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsUniversity of KonstanzKonstanzGermany

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