Thermal fluctuations and randomly distributed defects in superconductors are modeled by stochastic variants of the time-dependent Ginzburg-Landau equations. Numerical simulations are used to compare the effects of additive and multiplicative noise models.
- Received 6 September 2000
- Revised 19 January 2001
- Published 13 July 2001
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