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A transition-edge sensor-based x-ray spectrometer for the study of highly charged ions at the National Institute of Standards and Technology electron beam ion trap

Author(s)
Paul Szypryt, Galen C. O'Neil, Endre Takacs, Joseph N. Tan, Sean W. Buechele, Aung Naing, Douglas A. Bennett, William B. Doriese, Malcolm S. Durkin, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Gene C. Hilton, Kelsey M. Morgan, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Yuri Ralchenko
We report on the design, commissioning, and initial measurements of a Transition-Edge Sensor (TES) x-ray spectrometer for the Electron Beam Ion Trap (EBIT) at

A TES X-ray Spectrometer for NSENSE

Author(s)
Christine G. Pappas, Malcolm S. Durkin, Joseph W. Fowler, Kelsey M. Morgan, Joel N. Ullom, William B. Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Galen C. O'Neil, Daniel R. Schmidt, Paul Szypryt, Daniel S. Swetz
The Non-destructive Statistical Estimation of Nanoscale Structures and Electronics NSENSE instrument for IARPAs Rapid Analysis of Various Emerging

Microwave SQUID multiplexing for the Lynx x-ray microcalorimeter

Author(s)
Douglas A. Bennett, John A. Mates, Simon R. Bandler, Daniel T. Becker, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Gene C. Hilton, K D. Irwin, Kelsey M. Morgan, Carl D. Reintsema, Kazuhiro Sakai, Daniel R. Schmidt, Stephen J. Smith, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale, Abigail L. Wessels
The Lynx x-ray microcalorimeter (LXM) is an imaging spectrometer for the Lynx satellite mission, an x-ray telescope being considered by NASA to be a new

Demonstration of Athena X-IFU Compatible 40-Row Time-Division-Multiplexed Readout

Author(s)
Malcolm S. Durkin, Joseph S. Adams, Simon R. Bandler, James A. Chervenak, Saptarshi Chaudhuri, Carl S. Dawson, Edward V. Denison, William B. Doriese, Shannon M. Duff, F. M. Finkbeiner, C. T. FitzGerald, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Young I. Joe, R. L. Kelley, Caroline A. Kilbourne, A. R. Miniussi, Kelsey M. Morgan, Galen C. O'Neil, Christine G. Pappas, F. S. Porter, Carl D. Reintsema, David A. Rudman, Kazuhiro Sakai, Stephen J. Smith, Robert W. Stevens, Daniel S. Swetz, Paul Szypryt, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale, N. Wakeham, Joel C. Weber, B. A. Young
Time-division multiplexing (TDM) is the backup readout technology for the X-ray Integral Field Unit (X-IFU), a 3168-pixel X-ray transition-edge sensor (TES)

Optimization of Time-and Code-Division-Multiplexed Readout for Athena X-IFU

Author(s)
William B. Doriese, Simon R. Bandler, Saptarshi Chaudhuri, Carl S. Dawson, Edward V. Denison, Shannon M. Duff, Malcolm S. Durkin, C. T. FitzGerald, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Young I. Joe, Kelsey M. Morgan, Galen C. O'Neil, Christine G. Pappas, Carl D. Reintsema, David A. Rudman, Stephen J. Smith, Robert W. Stevens, Daniel S. Swetz, Paul Szypryt, Joel N. Ullom, Leila R. Vale, Joel C. Weber, B. A. Young
Readout of a large, spacecraft-based array of superconducting transition-edge sensors (TESs) requires careful management of the layout area and power

High-Throughput, DC-Parametric Evaluation of Flux-Activated-Switch-Based TDM and CDM SQUID Multiplexers

Author(s)
Carl D. Reintsema, Douglas A. Bennett, Edward V. Denison, Malcolm S. Durkin, William B. Doriese, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Arpi L. Grigorian, Gene C. Hilton, Johannes Hubmayr, Galen C. O'Neil, John A. Mates, Kelsey M. Morgan, Daniel R. Schmidt, Robert W. Stevens, Daniel S. Swetz, Leila R. Vale, Joel N. Ullom, Kent D. Irwin, Saptarshi Chaudhuri, Charles J. Titus, Carl S. Dawson
The successful realization and broad deployment of transition edge sensor (TES)-based detector systems has led to significant demand for time-division and code

A Highly Linear Calibration Metric for TES X-ray Microcalorimeters

Author(s)
Christine G. Pappas, Joseph W. Fowler, Douglas A. Bennett, William B. Doriese, Young I. Joe, Kelsey M. Morgan, Galen C. O'Neil, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel S. Swetz
Transition-edge sensor X-ray microcalorimeters are usually calibrated empirically, as the most widely-used calibration metric, optimal filtered pulse height

A Scalable Readout for Microwave SQUID Multiplexing of Transition-Edge Sensors

Author(s)
Johnathon D. Gard, Daniel T. Becker, Douglas A. Bennett, Joseph W. Fowler, Gene C. Hilton, John A. Mates, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Joel N. Ullom
The readout requirements for instruments based on transition-edge sensors (TESs) have dramatically increased over the last decade as demand for systems with

Approaches to the Optimal Nonlinear Analysis of Microcalorimeter Pulses

Author(s)
Joseph W. Fowler, Christine G. Pappas, Bradley K. Alpert, William B. Doriese, Galen C. O'Neil, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel S. Swetz
We consider how to analyze microcalorimeter pulses for quantities that are nonlinear in the data, while preserving the signal-to-noise advantages of linear

Simultaneous readout of 128 X-ray and Gamma-ray Transition-edge Microcalorimeters using Microwave SQUID Multiplexing

Author(s)
John A. Mates, Daniel T. Becker, Douglas A. Bennett, Johnathon D. Gard, James P. Hays-Wehle, Joseph W. Fowler, Gene C. Hilton, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Leila R. Vale, Joel N. Ullom
The number of elements in most cryogenic sensor arrays is limited by the technology available to multiplex signals from the array into a smaller number of wires

A Reassessment of Absolute Energies of X-ray L Lines of Lanthanide Metals

Author(s)
Bradley K. Alpert, William B. Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Lawrence T. Hudson, Young Il Joe, Kelsey M. Morgan, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel R. Schmidt, Daniel S. Swetz, Csilla I. Szabo-Foster, Joel N. Ullom, Joseph W. Fowler, Galen C. O'Neil, Douglas A. Bennett
We introduce a new technique for determining x-ray fluorescence line energies and widths, and we present measurements made with this technique of 22 x-ray L

A practical superconducting-microcalorimeter X-ray spectrometer for beamline and laboratory science

Author(s)
William B. Doriese, Peter Abbamonte, Douglas A. Bennett, Edward V. Denison, Yizhi Fang, Daniel A. Fischer, Colin P. Fitzgerald, Joseph W. Fowler, Johnathon D. Gard, Gene C. Hilton, Cherno Jaye, Jessica L. McChesney, Luis Miaja Avila, Kelsey M. Morgan, Young Il Joe, Galen C. O'Neil, Carl D. Reintsema, Fanny Rodolakis, Daniel R. Schmidt, Hideyuki Tatsuno, Jens Uhlig, Leila R. Vale, Joel N. Ullom, Daniel S. Swetz
We describe a series of microcalorimeter X-ray spectrometers designed for a broad suite of measurement applications. The chief advantage of this type of

Ultrafast time-resolved x-ray absorption spectroscopy of ferrioxalate photolysis with a laser plasma x-ray source and microcalorimeter array

Author(s)
Galen C. O'Neil, Joel N. Ullom, Luis Miaja Avila, Young Il Joe, Joseph W. Fowler, Carl D. Reintsema, Daniel S. Swetz, Kevin L. Silverman, Daniel R. Schmidt, Bruce D. Ravel, Gene C. Hilton, William B. Doriese, Bradley K. Alpert, Ralph Jimenez
Using a table-top apparatus based upon a laser plasma x-ray source and an array of cryogenic microcalorimeter x-ray detectors, we have measured the transient x

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

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