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Microwave Modeling and Characterization of Superconductive Circuits for Quantum Voltage Standard Applications at 4 Kelvin

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Author(s)

Alirio De Jesus Soares Boaventura, Dylan F. Williams, Richard A. Chamberlin, Jerome G. Cheron, Anna E. Fox, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Peter F. Hopkins, Ian W. Haygood, Samuel P. Benz

Abstract

We developed a cryogenic multiline thru-reflect-line (TRL) calibration kit for microwave characterizing of superconductive circuits used in the Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer of the national institute of standards and technology (NIST). We also created models for passive and active superconductive circuits including Josephson array transmission lines, and compared simulations to our TRL-calibrated measurements, we found excellent agreement up to 50 GHz.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume
30
Issue
2

Keywords

Modeling, microwave cryogenic measurements, superconductive circuits, multiline TRL calibration, dielectric characterization, Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer
Created February 10, 2020, Updated February 11, 2020