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A Cryogenic Quantum-Based RF Source



Justus A. Brevik, Alirio De Jesus Soares Boaventura, Manuel C. Castellanos Beltran, Christine A. Donnelly, Nathan E. Flowers-Jacobs, Anna E. Fox, Peter F. Hopkins, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Dylan Williams, Samuel P. Benz


We performed a preliminary calibrated measurement of the output power of a Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer up to 1 GHz. We present the results and measurement procedure for generating quantum-based signals using an array of Josephson junctions operating at cryogenic temperature and calibrating those signals to transfer the on-wafer quantum-based accuracy to room temperature.
Conference Dates
August 4-6, 2020
Conference Location
Los Angeles, CA
Conference Title
2020 95th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference


preliminary calibrated measurement, output power, Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer, results, measurement procedure, quantum-based signals, Josephson junctions, circuits, cryogenic temperature, voltage measurement, power measurement, digital-analog conversion, on-wafer, quantum-based


Brevik, J. , Jesus, A. , Castellanos, M. , Donnelly, C. , Flowers-Jacobs, N. , Fox, A. , Hopkins, P. , Dresselhaus, P. , Williams, D. and Benz, S. (2020), A Cryogenic Quantum-Based RF Source, 2020 95th ARFTG Microwave Measurement Conference, Los Angeles, CA, [online], (Accessed February 29, 2024)
Created September 9, 2020, Updated January 12, 2021