Nanoscale phase engineering of thermal transport with a Josephson heat modulator.

  title={Nanoscale phase engineering of thermal transport with a Josephson heat modulator.},
  author={A. Fornieri and Christophe Blanc and Riccardo Bosisio and Sophie d'Ambrosio and Francesco Giazotto},
  journal={Nature nanotechnology},
  volume={11 3},
Macroscopic quantum phase coherence has one of its pivotal expressions in the Josephson effect, which manifests itself both in charge and energy transport. The ability to master the amount of heat transferred through two tunnel-coupled superconductors by tuning their phase difference is the core of coherent caloritronics, and is expected to be a key tool in a number of nanoscience fields, including solid-state cooling, thermal isolation, radiation detection, quantum information and thermal… 

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