Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 64, Issue 1–2, pp 105–114 | Cite as

Flux-flow instability in a type II superconductor

  • Z. Przełożny
Article

Abstract

The stability of the flux-flow state in a superconducting slab is studied. The flux-flow kinematics is based on the Boltzmann equation. To investigate the interaction between the flux lines, the relaxation function is derived. The instability of the flux-flow state is associated with the growth of the autocorrelation function at the characteristic frequency of the flux-line collective mode. Thus the “upper critical current value” is obtained.

Keywords

Autocorrelation Magnetic Material Characteristic Frequency Autocorrelation Function Boltzmann Equation 

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Z. Przełożny
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear PhysicsUniversity of Mining and MetallurgyCracowPoland

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