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Josephson plasmons

The new wave

Nature Physics volume 2, pages 503504 (2006) | Download Citation

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Electromagnetic waves below the plasma frequency usually reflect off a metal. A theory now suggests that a nonlinear Josephson plasma wave — an excitation in an anisotropic superconductor — can propagate below the plasma frequency.

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  1. Joe Orenstein is in the Department of Physics, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-7300 and the Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California 94720, USA. JWOrenstein@lbl.gov

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