TITLE

Two-port microwave calibration at millikelvin temperatures

AUTHOR(S)
Ranzani, Leonardo; Spietz, Lafe; Popovic, Zoya; Aumentado, José
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar2013, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p034704
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In this work we introduce a system for 2-port microwave calibration at millikelvin temperatures operating at the coldest stage of a dilution refrigerator by use of an adapted thru-reflect-line algorithm. We show that this can be an effective tool for characterizing common 50 Ω microwave components with better than 0.1 dB accuracy at temperatures that are relevant to many current experiments in superconducting quantum information.
ACCESSION #
86446711

 

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