Ring-Shaped Vortex Domain in Type-II Superconductors

A. Gröger, A. Böhm, U. Beyer, B. Ya Shapiro, I. Shapiro, P. Wyder

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We present results of experiments in superconducting niobium and numerical simulations showing the creation of a metastable ring-shaped vortex domain by heating. Such vortex rings, if pinned by structural defects, can exist forever.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number23
StatePublished - 2003


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