A superconducting antenna-coupled hot-spot microbolometer

Luukanen, A.; Pekola, J. P.
June 2003
Applied Physics Letters;6/2/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 22, p3970
Academic Journal
Reports on the electrical properties of an antenna-coupled niobium vacuum bridge bolometer. Maximization of the thermal isolation by the vacuum gap between the bridge and the underlying silicon substrate; Impact of the voltage-based device on the formation of a normal state region; Current responsivity and amplifier limited electrical noise equivalent power.


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