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Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 14, Issue 5–6, pp 549–563 | Cite as

First-order phase transition with a moving boundary. I. Superconducting to normal transition of type I superconductors by a rectangular current pulse

  • Yoshio Shibuya
  • Seiki Koga
  • Akira Onuki
Article

Abstract

The superconducting to normal transition of type I superconductors induced by a rectangular current pulse is studied theoretically and experimentally. An exact solution for the magnetic field inside the normal part of the specimen is obtained and the time when the radius of theS-N boundary becomes the radiusr0 of the London model for the case of steady state is compared with Pippard's result and that of Rothen and Bestgen. Experimental results are discussed in relation to these calculations.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Steady State Phase Transition Exact Solution Magnetic Material 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoshio Shibuya
    • 1
  • Seiki Koga
    • 2
  • Akira Onuki
    • 3
  1. 1.Physics DepartmentKyushu UniversityFukuokaJapan
  2. 2.Electrochemical LaboratoryTanashi, TokyoJapan
  3. 3.Physics DepartmentKumamoto UniversityKumamotoJapan

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