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Ginzburg-Landau Theory of Dirty Two Band s(+/-) Superconductors

Authors Ng, Tai-Kai
Issue Date 2009
Source Physical review letters , v. 103, (23), 2009, DEC 4, article number 236402
Summary In this Letter, we study the effect of nonmagnetic impurities on two-band superconductors by deriving the corresponding Ginzburg-Landau equation. Depending on the strength of (impurity-induced) interband scattering, we find that there are two distinctive regions where the superconductors behave very differently. In the strong impurity-induced interband scattering regime T-c =tau(-1)(t), the dirty two-band superconductor is described by a network of frustrated two-band superconductor grains connected by Josephson tunneling junctions, and the Anderson theorem breaks down.
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ISSN 0031-9007
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