Giant Shapiro Steps in a Superconducting Network of Nanoscale Nb Islands

Martijn Lankhorst, Nicola Poccia*

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Abstract

Recently, a dynamic vortex Mott transition has been observed in an array of superconducting nanodots. Here, we report the effect of the interaction of microwave radiation on this system and we show the occurrence of giant Shapiro steps.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)623-626
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of superconductivity and novel magnetism
Volume29
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2016

Keywords

  • Dynamic vortex Mott transitions
  • Far from equilibrium phenomena
  • Microwave radiation
  • Superconducting proximity networks
  • Vortex lattices

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