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Systematic-Error Signals in the AC Josephson Voltage Standard: Measurement and Reduction

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Author(s)

Regis Landim, Samuel P. Benz, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Charles J. Burroughs

Abstract

We investigate the dominant frequency-dependent systematic error signals (SES) in the ac Josephson voltage standard. We describe our error measurement technique and a number of methods to reduce the errors. Most importantly we found that a small change in on-chip wiring significantly reduced the SES, improved SES measurement stability, and enabled a suitable bias correction method. We demonstrate that reduction of the SES using various techniques greatly improves agreement between the ac-dc differences of the two arrays and improves the absolute ac voltage accuracy.
Proceedings Title
Proc. VII Semetro
Volume
57
Issue
6
Conference Dates
September 12-14, 2007
Conference Location
Belo Horizonte
Conference Title
7th International Seminar on Electrical Metrology

Keywords

Josephson arrays, Quantization, standards., voltage measurement

Citation

Landim, R. , Benz, S. , Dresselhaus, P. and Burroughs, C. (2008), Systematic-Error Signals in the AC Josephson Voltage Standard: Measurement and Reduction, Proc. VII Semetro, Belo Horizonte, -1, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32671 (Accessed June 15, 2024)

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Created June 30, 2008, Updated January 27, 2020