## Richard A. Klemm

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780199593316

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593316.001.0001

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# (p.403) Appendix C Symbols

Source:
Layered Superconductors
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

 A Magnetic vector potential B Macroscopic magnetic induction b Local magnetic induction CP Specific heat at constant pressure CV Specific heat at constant volume D Diffusion constant $( = υ F 2 τ / 2 in2D, υ F τ / 3 in3D )$ EF Fermi energy H Applied (external) magnetic field H c Thermodynamic critical field H c1 Lower critical field H c2 Upper critical field H c3 Surface nucleation field j Layer of unit cell index K Wavevector, either 3D or 2D m Superconducting effective mass parallel to the layers m i Superconducting effective mass in the $x ^ i$direction $m ¯$ Geometric mean superconducting effective mass (m 1 m 2 m 3)1/3 $m ¯ i$ Relative superconducting effective mass in the $x ^ i$ direction $m i / m ¯$ M Superconducting effective mass normal to the layers M Macroscopic magnetization N(0) Single-spin normal-state electronic density of states r Position vector, either 3D or 2D R H Hall constant s Layer repeat distance, or unit cell edge normal to the layers S Seebeck coefficient T Temperature (K) υ F Fermi velocity α(T) Ginzburg-Landau parameter (coefficient of |ψ|2 term) α(θ) anisotropy factor β Ginzburg-Landau parameter (coefficient of |ψ|4/2 term) Γ Damping rate λ(T) Ginzburg-Landau magnetic penetration depth λ∥(T) GL magnetic penetration depth parallel to the layers λ⊥(T) GL magnetic penetration depth normal to the layers Ψ Ginzburg-Landau order parameter σ Electrical or microwave conductivity τ Lifetime of superconducting pairs τ so Spin-orbit scattering lifetime of superconducting pairs ξ(T) Coherence length ξ ∥(T) Coherence length parallel to the layers ξ ⊥(T) Coherence length normal to the layers ω Angular frequency
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