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Superconducting electronics

News and Updates

Projects and Programs

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

Fluxonic processing of photonic synapse events

Author(s)
Jeffrey M. Shainline
Much of the information processing performed by a neuron occurs in the dendritic tree. For neural systems using light for communication, it is advantageous to

Josephson Junctions for Metrology Applications

Author(s)
Samuel P. Benz
The Josephson effect has revolutionized voltage metrology [1-5] and, together with the quantum Hall effect for resistance and atomic clocks for time and

1 GHz Waveform Synthesis with Josephson Arrays

Author(s)
Christine A. Donnelly, Justus A. Brevik, Nathan E. Flowers-Jacobs, Peter F. Hopkins, Paul D. Dresselhaus, Samuel P. Benz
For the first time, we synthesize single- and multiple-tone waveforms at gigahertz frequencies from arrays of Josephson junctions and demonstrate quantum-locked

Tools and Instruments