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Solid State Communications
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Steady oscillatory states of a finite Josephson junction

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Under the assumption that solutions have traveling-wave form, time-periodic solutions are found for the Josephson phase equation for a finite-length tunnel junction with uniform current feed and linear loss term. Exact current-voltage characteristics are found and compared with simple approximations. The complete current-velocity and mean-width-velocity curves for isolated fluxons are found. Comparison with characteristics for a finite junction shows that end effects obtained from analysis of a circuit model of the junction shows that end effects introduce lower- and upper-current thresholds. © 1980.

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01 Jan 1980

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Solid State Communications

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