Numerical Solution of a Class of Boundary Value Problems Arising in the Physics of Josephson Junctions

  • Hristo T. Melemov
  • Todor L. Boyadjiev
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5434)


In this paper we propose a method of numerical solution of non-linear boundary value problems for systems of ODE’s given on the embedded intervals. The algorithm is based on the continuous analog of Newton method coupled with spline-collocation scheme of fourth order of accuracy. Demonstrative examples of similar problems take place in physics of stacked Josephson junctions with different layers lengths. As a concrete example we consider the problem for calculation the possible distributions of magnetic flux in a system of two magnetically coupled long Josephson junctions. The influence of length’s ratio on the main physical properties of basic bound states is investigated numerically. The existence of bifurcations by change the lengths of the layers for some couples of solutions has been proved.


Boundary Value Problem Josephson Junction Partial Energy Full Energy Continuous Analog 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hristo T. Melemov
    • 1
  • Todor L. Boyadjiev
    • 1
  1. 1.Plovdiv University (brunch Smolyan), Sofia University & JINR, DubnaRussia

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