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Direct comparison of a Pulse-driven Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer and a Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard at 1 Volt

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Author(s)

Alain Rufenacht, Nathan Flowers-Jacobs, Anna Fox, Charles J. Burroughs, Paul Dresselhaus, Samuel P. Benz

Abstract

We have performed direct ac comparisons between two types of quantum voltage standards, a pulse- driven Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer and a programmable Josephson voltage standard, at 1 V rms amplitude and a frequency of 100 Hz. The system architectures for these two Josephson technologies are quite different, however in the range where their capabilities overlap they should produce identical results. This comparison under various test conditions is a powerful method for verifying ideal performance of the systems, and exploring a number of potential systematic errors in both measurement methods and system operations.
Conference Dates
July 10-15, 2016
Conference Location
Ottawa, CA
Conference Title
Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements

Keywords

Voltage Measurement, Josephson arrays, Signal sampling, Standards

Citation

Rufenacht, A. , Flowers-Jacobs, N. , Fox, A. , Burroughs, C. , Dresselhaus, P. and Benz, S. (2016), Direct comparison of a Pulse-driven Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer and a Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard at 1 Volt, Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements, Ottawa, CA, [online], https://doi.org/10.1109/CPEM.2016.7540603, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=920115 (Accessed June 20, 2024)

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Created July 9, 2016, Updated April 4, 2022