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Transition Edge Sensor Array Development

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Author(s)

Steven Deiker, James A. Chervenak, Gene C. Hilton, Kent D. Irwin, John M. Martinis, Sae Woo Nam, David A. Wollman

Abstract

NIST is fabricating multi-pixel arrays of our transition edge sensor (TES) microcalorimeter detectors for use in microanalysis and x-ray astrophysics. We have developed room temperature digital feedback electronics and a successful SQUID multiplexing technology that will both be applied to form a practical, expandable system. We are also exploring surface micromachining techniques to enable the fabrication of large-scale, close-packed arrays of TES microcalorimeters.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume
11
Issue
1

Keywords

cryogenic detectors, detector arrays, microanalysis, microcalorimeters, transition edge sensors, x-ray astronomy

Citation

Deiker, S. , Chervenak, J. , Hilton, G. , Irwin, K. , Martinis, J. , Nam, S. and Wollman, D. (2001), Transition Edge Sensor Array Development, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity (Accessed June 24, 2024)

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Created February 28, 2001, Updated October 12, 2021