TY - JOUR

T1 - Field solution of nonlinear magnetic surface wave for a planar superconductor-antiferromagnet transmission line

AU - Wu, Chien-Jang

N1 - Funding Information:
The author acknowledges the support from the National Science Council of the Republic of China under Grant No. NSC-95-2112-M-003-027-MY2.

PY - 2008

Y1 - 2008

N2 - A sinusoidal field solution for a nonlinear transverse magnetic surface wave in a symmetric planar transmission line made of a superconducting film and two antiferromagnets is derived. This solution enables us to investigate the propagation characteristics in the infrared frequency region. Propagation characteristics such as the attenuation constant and the phase constant are numerically analyzed as a function of the frequency, the temperature, and the thickness of a superconductor as well. In the temperature-dependent attenuation constant, it is found that there exists a characteristic temperature at which the attenuation constant attains a maximum. This characteristic temperature decreases with increasing frequency. In addition, it is seen that both the attenuation constant and the phase constant decrease with increasing thickness of a superconducting film. Finally, numerical result in the total power flow reveals that there exists a cutoff propagation constant. Electromagnetic wave can propagate through the line when the propagation constant is greater than this cutoff value.

AB - A sinusoidal field solution for a nonlinear transverse magnetic surface wave in a symmetric planar transmission line made of a superconducting film and two antiferromagnets is derived. This solution enables us to investigate the propagation characteristics in the infrared frequency region. Propagation characteristics such as the attenuation constant and the phase constant are numerically analyzed as a function of the frequency, the temperature, and the thickness of a superconductor as well. In the temperature-dependent attenuation constant, it is found that there exists a characteristic temperature at which the attenuation constant attains a maximum. This characteristic temperature decreases with increasing frequency. In addition, it is seen that both the attenuation constant and the phase constant decrease with increasing thickness of a superconducting film. Finally, numerical result in the total power flow reveals that there exists a cutoff propagation constant. Electromagnetic wave can propagate through the line when the propagation constant is greater than this cutoff value.

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U2 - 10.1063/1.2980343

DO - 10.1063/1.2980343

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:54749139722

VL - 104

JO - Journal of Applied Physics

JF - Journal of Applied Physics

SN - 0021-8979

IS - 6

M1 - 063909

ER -