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Publication Citation: The Cooper Pair Transistor

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Author(s): Jose A. Aumentado;
Title: The Cooper Pair Transistor
Published: September 17, 2010
Abstract: The Cooper pair transistor (CPT) is a superconducting electrometer that has applications in quantum information as well as fundamental superconductivity studies. Since it operates in a near-dissipationless mode, it has potential as a minimally invasive electrometer for other mesoscopic electronic applications. In this chapter, we discuss the theory of operation of the CPT and review microwave readout techniques. As an example, we examine its application in the study of nonequilibrium quasiparticle tunneling.
Citation: The Handbook of Nanophysics
Publisher: Taylor and Francis, New York, NY
Pages: 779 pp.
Keywords: Superconductivity, Josephson junctions, Cooper pair transistor, single electron transistor, quasiparticles
Research Areas: Quantum Information, Condensed Matter Physics, Superconductivity, Quantum Devices, Nanotechnology, Physics