Macroscopic quantum tunneling induced by a spontaneous periodic perturbation in intrinsic Josephson junctions

Date/Time: 19th January 2011 / 15:00 - 16:00 - ()

Speaker: Dr. Yoichi Chizaki (The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology)

We theoretically study macroscopic quantum tunneling (MQT) in capacitively coupled Josephson junctions in the case that one of the junctions is in the finite voltage state.