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Millimetre wave mixing with YBCO Josephson junctions on bicrystal substrates
Author(s): M. C. Wicks
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Paper Abstract

The intrinsic high frequency limit for superconducting mixers is set by the energy gap, which scalesroughly as Tc. The arrival of High Tc materials brings the possibility of raising this limit by a substantialfactor, perhaps to over 30 THz. This paper describes ongoing experiments with Josephson junctionsmade from YBCO on bicrystal substrates of SrTiO3 and NdGa03, exploring their high frequencyresponse and their performance as high harmonic mixers.

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Date Published: 30 August 1993
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2104, 18th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 21043W (30 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.2298572
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M. C. Wicks, National Physical Lab. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2104:
18th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
James R. Birch; Terence J. Parker, Editor(s)

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