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Dye-coated superconductor structures as optical sensors
Author(s): David C. Jurbergs; Rung-Kuang Lo; Jianai Zhao; John Thomas McDevitt
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Paper Abstract

The preparation and characterization of a new generation of hybrid optical sensors fabricated from high-temperature superconductor thin films coated with organic dye overlayers is described herein. These dye-coated superconductor structures respond selectively to those wavelengths of light which are absorbed strongly by the molecular dye. Methods for preparing such optical sensors are details. Scanning electron microscopy, resistivity vs. temperature and optical measurements are exploited to characterize the hybrid devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 May 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2159, High-Temperature Superconducting Detectors: Bolometric and Nonbolometric, (20 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.176140
Show Author Affiliations
David C. Jurbergs, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Rung-Kuang Lo, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
Jianai Zhao, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)
John Thomas McDevitt, Univ. of Texas/Austin (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2159:
High-Temperature Superconducting Detectors: Bolometric and Nonbolometric
Michael Nahum; Jean-Claude Villegier, Editor(s)

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