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31. Time-Division Superconducting Quantum Interference Device Multiplexer for Transition-Edge Sensors
Topic: Sensors
Published: 8/1/2003
Authors: Piet DeKorte, Joern Beyer, Steven Deiker, Gene C Hilton, Kent D Irwin, Michael MacIntosh, Sae Woo Nam, Carl D Reintsema, Leila R Vale, Martin Huber
Abstract: We report on the design and performance of our second-generation 32-channel time-division multiplexer developed for the read-out of large-format arrays of superconducting transition-edge sensors. We present design issues and measurement results on it ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30126

32. A frequency-domain read-out technique suitable for large microcalorimeter arrays demonstrated using high-resolution cryogenic gamma-ray sensors
Topic: Sensors
Published: 6/1/2003
Authors: Joel Nathan Ullom, M. Cunningham, T. Miyazaki, S. E. Lebov
Abstract: Cryogenic sensors composed of transition-biased superconducting films have demonstrated remarkable sensitivity at gamma-ray, x-ray, optical, and submillimeter wavelengths. However, for these sensors to find widespread application in astronomy and mat ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30741

33. Electronics for Arrays of Transition Edge Sensors using Digital Signal Processing
Topic: Sensors
Published: 6/1/2003
Authors: Sae Woo Nam, Joern Beyer, Gene C Hilton, Kent D Irwin, Carl D Reintsema, John M. Martinis
Abstract: Single-pixel transition-edge sensors (TES) are useful for a variety of applications requiring the detection of photons from sub-millimeter wavelengths to gamma rays. Arrays of TESs are required in the next-generation instruments to continue to be use ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30579

34. Performance of 32-channel Time-Division SQUID Multiplexer for Cryogenic Detector Arrays
Topic: Sensors
Published: 6/1/2003
Authors: Joern Beyer, Piet DeKorte, Carl D Reintsema, Sae Woo Nam, Gene C Hilton, Leila R Vale, Kent D Irwin
Abstract: Multiplexed readout is a practical requirement for the successful deployment of large-scale cryogenic detector arrays in applications ranging from x-ray microanalysis to sub-millimeter astronomy. We report on the development of a time-division SQUID ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30576

35. Superconducting Multiplexers for Transition-Edge Sensors
Topic: Sensors
Published: 6/1/2003
Authors: Kent D Irwin, James A Beall, Joern Beyer, Steven Deiker, William Bertrand Doriese, S. Lisa Ferreira, Gene C Hilton, Sae Woo Nam, Carl D Reintsema, Joel Nathan Ullom, Leila R Vale
Abstract: Superconducting multiplexers make it possible to build arrays of thousands of low-temperature bolometers and microcalorimeters based on superconducting transition-edge sensors with a manageable number of readout channels. Our first generation SQUID m ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=31275

36. Surface Micromachining for Transition-Edge Detectors
Topic: Sensors
Published: 6/1/2003
Authors: Gene C Hilton, James A Beall, Steven Deiker, Joern Beyer, Leila R Vale, Joel Nathan Ullom, Kent D Irwin
Abstract: We are developing arrays of high performance detectors based on superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES) for application in x-ray materials analysis as well as x-ray and sub-mm astronomy. In order to obtain the desired thermal time constants, as ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30575

37. T^dc^ Suppression in Superconducting Films for use in Transition Edge Sensors
Topic: Sensors
Published: 6/1/2003
Authors: Steven Deiker, Gene C Hilton, Kent D Irwin, William H Rippard, Steve Ruggiero, Leila R Vale, B. Young
Abstract: Transition edge sensor (TES) microcalorimeters have proved their value as photon detectors in several wavelength regimes. The central elecement of a TES is a superconducting film with a transition temperature designed to be at a specific temperature, ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30740

38. Time-Division SQUID Multiplexers for Transition-Edge Sensors
Topic: Sensors
Published: 1/14/2003
Authors: Kent D Irwin, James A Beall, Joern Beyer, Steven Deiker, William Bertrand Doriese, S. Lisa Ferreira, Gene C Hilton, Sae Woo Nam, Carl D Reintsema, Joel Nathan Ullom, Leila R Vale
Abstract: Microcalorimeters and bolometers based on superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES) are important tools for the detection of photons from millimeter waves through gamma rays, and for applications ranging from materials analysis to astronomy. Ther ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30918

39. A Well Dressed Microscope: Practical Experience with Microcalorimeter and Silicon Drift Detector Systems
Topic: Sensors
Published: 12/31/2002
Authors: John A Small, Dale E Newbury, John Henry J. Scott, L. King, Sae Woo Nam, Kent D Irwin, Steven Deiker, Shaul Barkan, Jan Iwanczyk
Abstract: NIST, Gaithersburg has recently installed a first generation silicon drift detector (SDD) from Photon Imaging and the NIST Boulder microcalorimeter energy dispersive x-ray spectrometer ({mu}cal-EDS) on a JEOL 840 SEM, as shown in Fig. 1. [1,2] The in ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=31341

40. The Development of Microcalorimeter EDS Arrays
Topic: Sensors
Published: 11/1/2002
Authors: Kent D Irwin, James A Beall, Steven Deiker, Gene C Hilton, L. King, Sae Woo Nam, Dale E Newbury, Carl D Reintsema, John A Small, Leila R Vale
Abstract: High-energy-resolution cryogenic microcalorimeters are a powerful new tool for x-ray microanalysis. With demonstrated energy resolution ~20 times better than with conventional semiconductor EDS, microcalorimeters are useful in applications such as na ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=30025



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