Electric field increases critical temperature

Some experiments showed, that by applying electric field it is easier to increase critical temperature of superconductors, then to decrease it.

We succeeded to explain this behaviour.

See the paper:

Ginzburg-Landau theory of superconducting surfaces under the influence of electric fields
P. Lipavský, K. Morawetz, J. Koláček, and T. J. Yang
Phys. Rev. B 73 (2006) 052505
doi: 10.1103/PhysRevB.73.052505



The dimensionless shift of the transition temperature
due to the applied electric field.