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Superconducting electronics

News and Updates

Supercomputing: Probing the Future

NIST scientists have developed a novel automated probe system for evaluating the performance of computer components designed to run 100 times faster than today

Projects and Programs

Temporal Computing

The human brain does some types of information processing, like speech recognition, image recognition, or video processing, much more efficiently than can be

Quantum Voltage Project

Developing Josephson Voltage Standard systems in order to improve the accuracy of both ac and dc voltage measurements. Both liquid-helium based systems and

Flux Quantum Electronics

NIST researchers in the Flux Quantum Electronics (FQE) project develop cryogenic superconductive circuits and measurement techniques for advanced, energy

Quantum Microcalorimeters

Superconducting devices at very low temperatures can be used to measure very small amounts of energy. Using this effect, the Quantum Sensors Group is building

Publications

A Cryogenic Quantum-Based RF Source

Author(s)
Justus A. Brevik, Christine A. Donnelly, Nathan E. Flowers-Jacobs, Anna E. Fox, Peter F. Hopkins, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Dylan F. Williams, Samuel P. Benz, Manuel C. Castellanos Beltran, A. Soares Boaventura
We performed a preliminary calibrated measurement of the output power of a Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer up to 1 GHz. We present the results and

Synaptic weighting in single flux quantum neuromorphic computing

Author(s)
Michael L. Schneider, Christine A. Donnelly, Ian W. Haygood, Alex Wynn, Stephen E. Russek, Manuel C. Castellanos Beltran, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Peter F. Hopkins, Matthew R. Pufall, William H. Rippard
Josephson junctions act as a natural spiking neuron-like device for neuromorphic computing. By leveraging the advances recently demonstrated in digital single

Tools and Instruments