direct-current Josephson effect

direct-current Josephson effect

[di¦rekt ¦kər·ənt ′jō·sef·sən i‚fekt]
(cryogenics)
The current flow resulting from the tunneling of electron pairs through a thin insulating barrier between two superconductors in the absence of a voltage drop across the barrier.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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