The role of thermal and non-Gaussian noise on the dynamics of driven short overdampedJosephson junctions is studied. The mean escape time of the junction is investigated considering Gaussian, Cauchy-Lorentz and Lévy-Smirnov probability distributions of the noise signals. In these conditions we find resonant activation and the first evidence of noise enhanced stability in a metastable system in the presence of Lévy noise. For Cauchy-Lorentz noise source, trapping phenomena and power law dependence on the noise intensity are observed.
|Numero di pagine||10|
|Rivista||THE EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL. B, CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS|
|Stato di pubblicazione||Published - 2010|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics