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A Time-Domain SQUID Multiplexer System for Read-Out of Superconducting Transition-Edge-Sensor Arrays

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Author(s)

Carl D. Reintsema, James A. Beall, Steven Deiker, W.Bertrand (Randy) Doriese, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, Sae Woo Nam, Leila R. Vale, Joel Ullom, Yizi Xu, Joern Beyer, Martin Huber

Abstract

The development of time-domain SQUID multiplexers enables the integration of superconducting transition-edge sensors (TES) into arrays of thousands of elements while maintaining a manageable number of readout channels. The applications for detector arrays range from high-count-rate x-ray microanalysis systems to focal plane arrays for imaging at wavelengths from the submillimeter to gamma ray. We present results from recent measurements of a two-dimensional TES array. The measurements focus specifically on the heat pulse response to a TES measured with multiplexed read-out. We describe the system architecture including the cryogenic SQUID amplifier chain, the analog interface electronics, and the digital feedback electronics.
Proceedings Title
Ext. Abstracts, 2003 Intl. Superconductive Electronics Conf. (ISEC)
Conference Dates
July 7-12, 2003
Conference Location
Sydney, 1, AS

Keywords

SQUID amplifier, superconducting detector array, time domain multiplexing, transition edge sensor

Citation

Reintsema, C. , Beall, J. , Deiker, S. , Doriese, W. , Hilton, G. , Irwin, K. , Nam, S. , Vale, L. , Ullom, J. , Xu, Y. , Beyer, J. and Huber, M. (2003), A Time-Domain SQUID Multiplexer System for Read-Out of Superconducting Transition-Edge-Sensor Arrays, Ext. Abstracts, 2003 Intl. Superconductive Electronics Conf. (ISEC), Sydney, 1, AS, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=31361 (Accessed August 11, 2022)
Created July 6, 2003, Updated October 12, 2021