Hall effect and geometric phases in Josephson junction arrays

P. Ao, Y. Tan, X.M. Zhu

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Since effectively the local contact vortex velocity dependent part of the Magnus force in a Josephson junction array is zero in the classical limit, we predict zero classical Hall effect. In the quantum limit because of the geometric phases due to the finite superfluid density at superconductor grains, rich and complex Hall effect is found in this quantum regime due to the Thouless-Kohmoto-Nightingale-den-Nijs effect.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)589-590
Number of pages1
JournalCzechoslovak Journal of Physics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1996


  • Josephson junction array
  • Hall effect
  • quantum physics
  • physics
  • Thouless-Kohmoto-Nightingale-den-Nijs effect


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