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Thermopower in mesoscopic normal-superconducting structures.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>2000
<mark>Journal</mark>Physica B: Condensed Matter
IssuePart 2
Number of pages2
<mark>Original language</mark>English


We examine the influence of the superconducting proximity effect on the thermoelectric response of hybrid mesoscopic normal metal – superconductor nanostructures. We demonstrate that Andreev scattering can break the well-known Mott relation between the thermopower and the logarithmic energy derivative of the conductance. We also consider the effect of superconductivity on the temperature dependence of the thermopower.