Superconducting phase transitions in a kagomé wire network

M. Higgins, Yi Xiao, S. Bhattacharya, P. Chaikin, S. Sethuraman, R. Bojko, D. Spencer

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    Superconducting phase transitions are investigated in an aluminum kagomé wire network at different values of uniform frustration with special emphasis on half-filling. While the mean-field phase diagram shows no cusp at half-filling signifying a frustrated ground state, thermal fluctuations appear to restore an ordered state, as seen in the appearance of a cusp in the phase boundaries. Detailed I-(Formula presented) characteristics indicate a unique transition at half-filling, distinct from that observed at irrational or other rational fillings.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)R894-R897
    JournalPhysical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
    Issue number2
    StatePublished - 2000

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
    • Condensed Matter Physics


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