Existence and stability analysis of solitary waves in a tricrystal junction

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    Abstract

    We consider a tricrystal junction, i.e., a system of three long Josephson junctions coupled at a common end point. The system admits solitary waves sitting at or near the common point. Especially when one of the junctions is a p-junction, there is a solitary wave created at the branch point. The stability and the dynamics of all existing solitary waves of the time-independent system are studied analytically and numerically. The present study is of interest also for experimentalists since the system is a base for a network of transmission lines.
    Original languageUndefined
    Article number10.1016/j.physleta.2005.02.058
    Pages (from-to)239-246
    Number of pages8
    JournalPhysics letters A
    Volume338
    Issue number3-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2005

    Keywords

    • EWI-13962
    • METIS-226010
    • IR-68156
    • Fluxons
    • Long Josephson junctions
    • Tricrystal junctions
    • Sine-Gordon equation

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