Tunneling and relaxation of single quasiparticles in a normal-superconductor-normal single-electron transistor

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dc.contributor Aalto-yliopisto fi
dc.contributor Aalto University en
dc.contributor.author Heimes, Andreas
dc.contributor.author Maisi, Ville
dc.contributor.author Golubev, Dmitry
dc.contributor.author Marthaler, Michael
dc.contributor.author Schoen, Gerd
dc.contributor.author Pekola, Jukka P.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-05-22T14:28:47Z
dc.date.available 2018-05-22T14:28:47Z
dc.date.issued 2014-01-14
dc.identifier.citation Heimes , A , Maisi , V , Golubev , D , Marthaler , M , Schoen , G & Pekola , J P 2014 , ' Tunneling and relaxation of single quasiparticles in a normal-superconductor-normal single-electron transistor ' PHYSICAL REVIEW B , vol 89 , no. 1 , 014508 , pp. 1-13 . DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.014508 en
dc.identifier.issn 1098-0121
dc.identifier.issn 1550-235X
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dc.identifier.other PURE ITEMURL: https://research.aalto.fi/en/publications/tunneling-and-relaxation-of-single-quasiparticles-in-a-normalsuperconductornormal-singleelectron-transistor(0b2e1556-c517-4cdc-9033-3f0c0420db29).html
dc.identifier.other PURE LINK: http://journals.aps.org/prb/pdf/10.1103/PhysRevB.89.014508
dc.identifier.other PURE FILEURL: https://research.aalto.fi/files/13422589/PhysRevB.89.014508.pdf
dc.identifier.uri https://aaltodoc.aalto.fi/handle/123456789/30754
dc.description.abstract We investigate the properties of a hybrid single-electron transistor, involving a small superconducting island sandwiched between normal metal leads, which is driven by dc plus ac voltages. In order to describe its properties we derive from the microscopic theory a set of coupled equations. They consist of a master equation for the probability to find excess charges on the island, with rates depending on the distribution of nonequilibrium quasiparticles. Their dynamics follows from a kinetic equation which accounts for the excitation by single-electron tunneling as well as the relaxation and eventual recombination due to the interaction with phonons. Our low-temperature results compare well with recent experimental findings obtained for ac-driven hybrid single-electron turnstiles. en
dc.format.extent 13
dc.format.extent 1-13
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.ispartofseries PHYSICAL REVIEW B en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Volume 89, issue 1 en
dc.rights openAccess en
dc.subject.other 114 Physical sciences en
dc.subject.other 221 Nanotechnology en
dc.subject.other 214 Mechanical engineering en
dc.subject.other 218 Environmental engineering en
dc.title Tunneling and relaxation of single quasiparticles in a normal-superconductor-normal single-electron transistor en
dc.type A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä fi
dc.description.version Peer reviewed en
dc.contributor.department O.V.Lounasmaa-laboratorio
dc.subject.keyword 114 Physical sciences
dc.subject.keyword 221 Nanotechnology
dc.subject.keyword 214 Mechanical engineering
dc.subject.keyword 218 Environmental engineering
dc.identifier.urn URN:NBN:fi:aalto-201805222194
dc.identifier.doi 10.1103/PhysRevB.89.014508
dc.type.version publishedVersion


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