Electron‐electron interaction in linear arrays of small tunnel junctions

  title={Electron‐electron interaction in linear arrays of small tunnel junctions},
  author={Konstantin K. Likharev and Kenji Matsuoka},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},
We have calculated the spatial distribution of the electrostatic potential created by an unbalanced charge q in one of the conducting electrodes of a long, uniform, linear array of small tunnel junctions. The distribution describes, in particular, the shape of a topological single‐electron soliton in such an array. An analytical solution obtained for a circular cross‐section model is compared with results of geometrical modeling of a more realistic structure with square cross section. These… 
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