# Quantum phase transitions and vortex dynamics in superconducting networks

@article{Fazio2001QuantumPT, title={Quantum phase transitions and vortex dynamics in superconducting networks}, author={Rosario Fazio and Herre van der Zant}, journal={Physics Reports}, year={2001}, volume={355}, pages={235-334} }

## 22 Citations

Dissipation and quantum phase transitions of a pair of Josephson junctions

- Physics
- 2003

A model system consisting of a mesoscopic superconducting grain coupled by Josephson junctions to two macroscopic superconducting electrodes is studied. We focus on the effects of Ohmic dissipation…

The phase diagram of quantum disordered superconducting networks

- Physics
- 2009

I review the low energy dynamics and the phase diagram of two parallel coupled Josephson junction arrays (JJA) in the presence of charge and magnetic frustration. Starting from the quantum phase…

Superconductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions in a Dissipative Environment

- Physics
- 2018

Monte Carlo simulations are used to study superconductor-insulator quantum phase transitions in Josephson junction chains coupled to a dissipative environment. Starting from the quantum phase model…

Circuit-QED-based measurement of vortex lattice order in a Josephson junction array

- PhysicsPhysical Review B
- 2018

Superconductivity provides a canonical example of a quantum phase of matter. When superconducting islands are connected by Josephson junctions in a lattice, the low-temperature state of the system…

Quantum phase transition with dissipative frustration

- Physics
- 2018

We study the quantum phase transition of the one-dimensional phase model in the presence of dissipative frustration, provided by an interaction of the system with the environment through two…

Theory of quantum phase slips in disordered one-dimensional superconductors

- Physics
- 2019

In this thesis quantum phase slips in one-dimensional superconductors are studied. One-dimensional superconductors can be represented by two physical systems: a superconducting wire and a Josephson…

Superconductor-to-normal transitions in dissipative chains of mesoscopic grains and nanowires

- Physics
- 2007

The interplay of quantum fluctuations and dissipation in chains of mesoscopic superconducting grains is analyzed and the results are applied to nanowires. It is shown that in one dimensional arrays…

Superconductor-insulator quantum phase transition

- Physics
- 2010

The current understanding of the superconductor–insulator transition is discussed level by level in a cyclic spiral-like manner. At the first level, physical phenomena and processes are discussed…

Quantum dynamics of a single vortex

- PhysicsNature
- 2003

By measuring the statistics of the vortex escape from a controllable pinning potential, this work demonstrates the existence of quantized levels of the Vortex energy within the trapping potential well and quantum tunnelling of theortex through the pinning barrier.

Superconductor-to-insulator transition in linear arrays of Josephson junctions capacitively coupled to metallic films

- Physics
- 2011

We study the low-temperature properties of linear Josephson-junction arrays capacitively coupled to a proximate two-dimensional diffusive metal. Using bosonization techniques, we derive an effective…