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1. Differential sampling measurement of a 7 V rms Sine Wave with a Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard
Topic: Superconductors
Published: 6/1/2013
Authors: Alain Rufenacht, Charles J Burroughs, Paul David Dresselhaus, Samuel Paul Benz
Abstract: A 10 V programmable Josephson voltage standard has enabled sine waves with voltages up to 7 V rms to be accurately measured with a differential sampling measurement technique. Expanding the voltage range for this technique enables direct calibration ...

2. Silicon Micromachines for Fun and Profit
Topic: Superconductors
Published: 12/12/2012
Authors: David Bishop, Flavio Pardo, Cris Bolle, Randy Giles, Vladimir A Aksyuk
Abstract: Over the last decade or so a group of us, while working at Bell Labs, have been able to develop a large number of silicon micromachines for a wide range of applications. In this article, which is part of a special volume to celebrate the career of ...

3. Advanced Metrology for Nanoelectronics at the National Institute of Standards and Technology
Topic: Superconductors
Published: 3/11/2009
Authors: Joaquin (Jack) Martinez, Yaw S Obeng, Stephen Knight
Abstract: A broad range of programs at the National Institute of Standards and Technology address critical metrology and characterization challenges facing the nanoelectronics industry. A brief history of the program will be included. From these programs we ...

4. Ultra-high resolution alpha particle spectroscopy using calorimetry
Topic: Superconductors
Published: 9/23/2008
Authors: Robert Daniel Horansky, Joel Nathan Ullom, James A Beall, Gene C Hilton, Kent D Irwin, Don Dry, Beth Hastings, Stephen Lamont, Clifford R Rudy, Michael W Rabin
Abstract: Calorimetry has been used since the late 1700?s to measure the heat output of physical processes ranging from chemical reactions to the respiration of organisms . Calorimetry is performed by measuring the temperature change caused by heat release int ...

5. Operation of an X-ray transition-edge sensor cooled by tunnel junction refrigerators
Topic: Superconductors
Published: 1/19/2008
Authors: Nathan A Tomlin, James A Beall, Gene C Hilton, Kent D Irwin, Galen C O\'Neil, Daniel Richard Schmidt, Leila R Vale, Joel Nathan Ullom
Abstract: We demonstrate successful cooling of an X-ray transition-edge sensor (TES) using solid-state refrigerators based on normal-metal/insulator/superconductor (NIS) tunnel junctions. Above the TES transition temperature (Tc), we use Johnson noise thermome ...

6. Superconducting transition-edge sensors optimized for high-efficiency photon-number resolving detectors
Topic: Superconductors
Published: Date unknown
Authors: Adriana Eleni Lita, Brice R. Calkins, Lenson Pellouchoud, Aaron J Miller, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: Superconducting photon detectors have emerged as a powerful new option for detecting single photons. System detection efficiency that incorporates the quantum efficiency of the device and system losses is one of the most important single-photon detec ...

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