Ultrasensitive hot-electron kinetic-inductance detectors operating well below the superconducting transition

Sergeev, A. V.; Mitin, V. V.; Karasik, B. S.
February 2002
Applied Physics Letters;2/4/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 5, p817
Academic Journal
Examines sensitivity of kinetic inductance detectors operating below the super conducting transition. Shift of the quasiparticle chemical potential under radiation; Noise characteristics of the kinetic inductance detectors; Effect of low-phonon transparency on quantum efficiency.


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