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On spectral curves and complexified boundaries of the phase-lock areas in a model of Josephson junction

Alexey Glutsyuk 1 I V Netay 
1 UMPA
UMPA-ENSL - Unité de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées
Abstract : The paper deals with a three-parameter family of special double confluent Heun equations that was introduced and studied by V. M. Buchstaber and S. I. Tertychnyi as an equivalent presentation of a model of overdamped Josephson junction in superconductivity. The parameters are l, λ, µ ∈ R. Buchstaber and Tertychnyi described those parameter values, for which the corresponding equation has a polynomial solution. They have shown that for µ ≠ 0 this happens exactly when l ∈ N and the parameters (λ, µ) lie on an algebraic curve Γ l ⊂ C 2 (λ,µ) called the l-spectral curve and defined as zero locus of determinant of a remarkable three-diagonal l × l-matrix. They studied the real part of the spectral curve and obtained important results with applications to model of Josephson junction, which is a family of dy-namical systems on 2-torus depending on real parameters (B, A; ω); the parameter ω, called the frequency, is fixed. One of main problems on the above-mentioned model is to study the geometry of boundaries of its phase-lock areas in R 2 (B,A) and their evolution, as ω decreases to 0. An approach to this problem suggested in the present paper is to study the complexified boundaries. We prove irreducibility of the complex spectral curve Γ l for every l ∈ N. We also calculate its genus for l ⩽ 20 * CNRS, France (UMR 5669 (UMPA, ENS de Lyon) and UMI 2615 (Lab. J.-V. ‖ The results of Sections 1.2, 1.3, 3 are obtained by I. V. Netay 1 and present a conjecture on general genus formula. We apply the irre-ducibility result to the complexified boundaries of the phase-lock areas of model of Josephson junction. The family of real boundaries taken for all ω > 0 yields a countable union of two-dimensional analytic surfaces in R 3 (B,A,ω −1). We show that, unexpectedly, its complexification is a complex analytic subset consisting of just four two-dimensional irre-ducible components, and we describe them. This is done by using the representation of some special points of the boundaries (the so-called generalized simple intersections) as points of the real spectral curves and the above irreducibility result. We also prove that the spectral curve has no real ovals. We present a Monotonicity Conjecture on the evolution of the phase-lock area portraits, as ω decreases, and a partial positive result towards its confirmation.
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Alexey Glutsyuk, I V Netay. On spectral curves and complexified boundaries of the phase-lock areas in a model of Josephson junction. Journal of Dynamical and Control Systems, Springer Verlag, 2020, 26, pp.785--820. ⟨10.1007/s10883-019-09464-3⟩. ⟨ensl-02374994⟩

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