Nernst signal in high-T c superconductors

B. D. Tinh, Baruch Rosenstein

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The time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau equation with thermal noise is used to calculate the Nernst signal eN, describing the Nernst effect, in type-II superconductor in the vortex-liquid regime. The Gaussian method used is an elaboration of the Hartree-Fock method. An additional assumption often made in analytical calculations that only the lowest Landau level significantly contributes to physical quantities of interest in the high-field limit is lifted by including all the Landau levels. The values of eN are in good quantitative agreement with experimental data for temperature close to T c on Bi 2Sr 2CaCu 2O 8+δ and Bi 2Sr 2Ca 2Cu 3O 10+δ.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)815-817
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2010


  • Nernst signal
  • Type-II superconductor

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