Shot noise for resonant Cooper pair tunneling

M. S. Choi, F. Plastina, R. Fazio

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The combined effects of coherence and interaction on the statistics of tunneling events and the shot noise in a superconducting single-electron transistor (SET) were studied. It was found that the number of distribution of tunneled electrons deviates from the classical Poisson distribution and that zero-frequency shot noise is suppressed significantly due to the coherent oscillation of Cooper pairs in the presence of Coulomb blockade.

Original languageEnglish
Article number116601
Pages (from-to)116601/1-116601/4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Sep 10

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    Choi, M. S., Plastina, F., & Fazio, R. (2001). Shot noise for resonant Cooper pair tunneling. Physical review letters, 87(11), 116601/1-116601/4. [116601].