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Two-Body Models for Analyzing Complex Impedance



Douglas A. Bennett, Robert D. Horansky, Joel N. Ullom


Complex impedance is an important and widely used technique for characterizing microbolometers and microcalorimeters. Often, complex impedance data from actual devices does not fit the simple one-body model of a TES microcalorimeter. In this paper we will review the range of possible two-body impedance models and compare them to our most recent measurements of microcalorimeters designed for gamma-ray spectroscopy. When possible, we indicate difference between models that may be used to identify the model that best describe a particular device.
AIP Conference Proceedings


Microcalorimeters, Transition Edge Sensors, Impedance


Bennett, D. , Horansky, R. and Ullom, J. (2009), Two-Body Models for Analyzing Complex Impedance, AIP Conference Proceedings, [online], (Accessed February 23, 2024)
Created July 24, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017