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Publication Citation: Design of the NIST 10V programmable Josephson voltage standard system

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Author(s): Charles J. Burroughs; Paul D. Dresselhaus; Alain Rufenacht; David I. Olaya; Mike Elsbury; Yi-hua Tang; Samuel P. Benz;
Title: Design of the NIST 10V programmable Josephson voltage standard system
Published: January 13, 2011
Abstract: NIST has developed and implemented a new Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard (PJVS) that operates at 10 V. This next-generation system is optimized for both dc metrology and stepwise-approximated ac voltage measurements for frequencies up to a few hundred hertz. The non-hysteretic Josephson junctions produce intrinsically stable voltages and are designed to operate in the 18-20 GHz frequency range. The most recent 10 V PJVS circuits have produced intrinsically stable voltages with combined current ranges greater than 1 mA.
Citation: IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement
Volume: 60
Issue: 7
Pages: pp. 2482 - 2488
Keywords: Digital-analog conversion, Josephson arrays, Quantization, Signal synthesis, Standards, Superconductor-normal-superconductor devices, Voltage measurement, Power Measurement
Research Areas: Quantum Electrical Measurements, Superconducting Electronics
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