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Systematic Error Analysis of Stepwise Approximated AC Waveforms Generated by a Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard

Published

Author(s)

Charles J. Burroughs, Alain Rufenacht, Samuel P. Benz, Paul D. Dresselhaus

Abstract

We have measured stepwise-approximated sinewaves generated by a Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard with several different output configurations. These data are analyzed to characterize the dominant error mechanisms for rms applications, such as ac-dc difference measurements of a thermal voltage converter (TVC). We discuss the impact of the dominant systematic errors on the overall uncertainty and consider the implications of providing the load current required by low input impedance devices such as TVC?s.
Proceedings Title
Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements Digest
Conference Dates
June 9-13, 2008
Conference Location
Broomfield, CO
Conference Title
Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements

Keywords

AC Synthesis, ACPJVS, Josephson Voltage Standard, PJVS

Citation

Burroughs, C. , Rufenacht, A. , Benz, S. and Dresselhaus, P. (2007), Systematic Error Analysis of Stepwise Approximated AC Waveforms Generated by a Programmable Josephson Voltage Standard, Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements Digest, Broomfield, CO, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32893 (Accessed May 27, 2023)
Created June 22, 2007, Updated January 27, 2020