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Search Publications by Daniel Swetz

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An Overhanging Absorber for TES X-ray Focal Planes

Author(s)
James P. Hays-Wehle, Peter J. Lowell, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom
In order to improve pixel count and collecting area, future TES x-ray focal planes require pixels with both a higher coverage of the active area and

When "Optimal Filtering" Isn't

Author(s)
Joseph W. Fowler, Bradley K. Alpert, William B. Doriese, James P. Hays-Wehle, Young Il Joe, Kelsey M. Morgan, Galen C. O'Neil, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz
The so-called ``optimal filter'' analysis of a microcalorimeter's x-ray pulses is statistically optimal only if all pulses have the same shape, regardless of

A Thin-Film Cryotron Suitable For Use as an Ultra-Low-Temperature Switch

Author(s)
Peter J. Lowell, John A. Mates, William B. Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Kelsey M. Morgan, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel R. Schmidt
Low-temperature superconducting circuits have become important in modern science. However, there are presently no high-current-capacity switches with low power

Ultrafast time-resolved hard x-ray emission spectroscopy on a table top

Author(s)
Luis Miaja Avila, Galen C. O'Neil, Young Il Joe, Bradley K. Alpert, Niels Damrauer, William B. Doriese, Steven Fatur, Joseph W. Fowler, Gene C. Hilton, Ralph Jimenez, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Kevin L. Silverman, Daniel S. Swetz, Hideyuki Tatsuno, Joel N. Ullom
Chemical reactions driven by light are fundamental to biology and a source of inspiration for engineering materials to perform tasks such as solar energy

Code-division-multiplexed readout of large arrays of TES microcalorimeters

Author(s)
Kelsey M. Morgan, Bradley K. Alpert, Douglas A. Bennett, William B. Doriese, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Young Il Joe, Galen C. O'Neil, Carl D. Reintsema, Edward V. Denison, Daniel R. Schmidt, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel S. Swetz
Code-division multiplexing (CDM) offers a path to reading out large arrays of transition edge sensor (TES) X-ray micro-calorimeters with excellent energy and

Absolute Energy Calibration of X-ray TESs with 0.04 eV Uncertainty at 6.4 keV in a Hadron-Beam Environment

Author(s)
Hideyuki Tatsuno, William B. Doriese, Douglas A. Bennett, Catalina Curceanu, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Fredrick P. Gustafsson, Tadashi Hashimoto, Ryugo S. Hayano, James P. Hays-Wehle, Gene C. Hilton, Mihail Iliescu, Shigeru Ishimoto, Kenta Itahashi, Masashiko Iwasaki, Keisuke Kuwabara, Yue Ma, Johann Marton, Hirofumi Noda, Galen C. O'Neil, Shinji Okada, Haruhiko Outa, Carl D. Reintsema, Masaharu Sato, Daniel R. Schmidt, Hexi Shi, Ken Suzuki, Takatoshi Suzuki, Jens Uhlig, Joel N. Ullom, Eberhard Widmann, Shinya Yamada, Johann Zmeskal, Daniel S. Swetz
A performance evaluation of superconducting transition-edge sensors (TESs) in the environment of a pion beam line at a particle accelerator is presented

Algorithms for Identification of Nearly-Coincident Events in Calorimetric Sensors

Author(s)
Bradley K. Alpert, Elena Ferri, Douglas A. Bennett, Marco Faverzani, Joseph W. Fowler, Andrea Giachero, James P. Hays-Wehle, Angelo Nucciotti, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom
For experiments with high arrival rates, reliable identification of nearly-coincident events can be crucial. For calorimetric measurements to directly measure

Developments in time-division multiplexing of X-ray transition-edge sensors.

Author(s)
William B. Doriese, Kelsey M. Morgan, Douglas A. Bennett, Edward V. Denison, Colin P. Fitzgerald, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, James P. Hays-Wehle, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Young Il Joe, John A. Mates, Galen C. O'Neil, Carl D. Reintsema, Nigel O. Robbins, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Hideyuki Tatsuno, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale
Time-division multiplexing (TDM) is a mature scheme for the readout of transition-edge sensors. Variants of TDM, which is based on superconducting-quantum

The Practice of Pulse Processing

Author(s)
Joseph W. Fowler, Bradley K. Alpert, William B. Doriese, Young Il Joe, Galen C. O'Neil, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel S. Swetz
The analysis of data from x-ray microcalorimeters requires great care; their excellent intrinsic energy resolution cannot usually be achieved in practice

Microcalorimeter Spectroscopy at High Pulse Rates: a Multi-Pulse Fitting Technique

Author(s)
Joseph W. Fowler, Bradley K. Alpert, William B. Doriese, Young Il Joe, Galen C. O'Neil, Cherno Jaye, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel A. Fischer, Daniel S. Swetz
Transition edge sensor microcalorimeters can measure x-ray and gamma-ray energies with very high energy resolution and high photon-collection efficiency. For

High-resolution X-ray emission spectroscopy with transition-edge sensors: present performance and future potential

Author(s)
William B. Doriese, Joseph W. Fowler, Daniel S. Swetz, Cherno Jaye, Daniel A. Fischer, Carl D. Reintsema, Douglas A. Bennett, Leila R. Vale, Gene C. Hilton, Daniel R. Schmidt, Joel N. Ullom, Jens Uhlig, Ujjwal Mandal, Galen C. O'Neil, Luis Miaja Avila, Young Il Joe, wilfrid fullagar, Fredrick P. Gustafsson, Dharma Kurunthu, Villy Sundstrom
X-ray emission spectroscopy (XES) is a powerful element-selective tool to analyze the oxidation states of atoms in complex compounds, determine their electronic

Measurement of the 240Pu/239Pu Mass Ratio Using a Transition-Edge-Sensor Microcalorimeter for Total Decay Energy Spectroscopy

Author(s)
Daniel R. Schmidt, Douglas A. Bennett, James P. Hays-Wehle, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Andrew Hoover, Mark Croce, Michael W. Rabin, Evelyn Bond, Terry Holesinger, Gerd Kunde, Laura Wolfsbereg
We have developed a new category of sensor for measurement of the 240Pu/239Pu mass ratio from aqueous solution samples with advantages over existing methods

Table-top ultrafast x-ray microcalorimeter spectrometry for molecular structure

Author(s)
Jens (. Uhlig, William B. Doriese, Joseph W. Fowler, Daniel S. Swetz, Carl D. Reintsema, Douglas A. Bennett, Leila R. Vale, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Joel N. Ullom, Ilari Maasilta, Wilfred Fullagar, Niklas Gador, Sophie Canton, Kimmo Kinnunen, Villy Sundstrom
This work presents an x-ray absorption measurement by use of ionizing radiation generated by a femtosecond pulsed laser source. The spectrometer was a

A high resolution gamma-ray spectrometer based on superconducting microcalorimeters

Author(s)
Douglas A. Bennett, Robert D. Horansky, Daniel R. Schmidt, Andrew Hoover, Ryan Winkler, Bradley K. Alpert, James A. Beall, William B. Doriese, Joseph W. Fowler, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Nathan J. Hoteling, Vincent Y. Kotsubo, John A. Mates, Galen C. O'Neil, Michael W. Rabin, Carl D. Reintsema, Francis J. Schima, Daniel S. Swetz, Leila R. Vale, Joel N. Ullom
Improvements in superconductor device fabrication, detector hybridization techniques, and superconducting quantum interference device readout have made square

Demonstration of code-division multiplexing for x-ray microcalorimeters

Author(s)
Greg Stiehl, William B. Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale, Joseph W. Fowler
We demonstrate the code-division multiplexing (CDM) readout of eight transition-edge sensor microcalorimeters. The energy resolution is 3.0 eV (full width at

Optimization of the TES-bias circuit for a multiplexed microcalorimeter array

Author(s)
William B. Doriese, Bradley K. Alpert, Joseph W. Fowler, Gene C. Hilton, Alex S. Hojem, Kent D. Irwin, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Greg Stiehl, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale
In the detector-bias circuit of a transition-edge-sensor (TES) microcalorimeter, the TES-shunt resistor (Rsh) and the thermal conductance to the cryogenic bath

Optimization and analysis of code-division multiplexed TES microcalorimeters

Author(s)
Joseph W. Fowler, William B. Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Daniel R. Schmidt, Greg Stiehl, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale
We are developing code-division multiplexing (CDM) readout systems for TES arrays for good scalability to large multiplexing factors. We report high energy