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Optically activated opening switches
Author(s): Deepnarayan Gupta; William R. Donaldson; Krista Kortkamp; Alan M. Kadin
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Paper Abstract

Superconducting YBa2Cu3O7-x films, 8000 angstroms thick, were deposited on MgO substrates and irradiated by 150-ps pulses from a Nd:YAG laser (wavelength equals 1.064 micrometers ). In addition to the bolometric response, a faster nonbolometric component has been observed. A simulation of the bolometric response involving the solution of 1-D heat flow equation in the film and the substrate and electrical modeling of the film was done to confirm the thermal origin of the shower component of the observed photoresponse.

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Date Published: 12 May 1992
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1632, Optically Activated Switching II, (12 May 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59070
Show Author Affiliations
Deepnarayan Gupta, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
William R. Donaldson, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Krista Kortkamp, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Alan M. Kadin, Univ. of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1632:
Optically Activated Switching II
Guillermo M. Loubriel, Editor(s)

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