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Integrated superconducting detectors

Research activity

Code Science Field Subfield
2.21.00  Engineering sciences and technologies  Technology driven physics   

Code Science Field
P200  Natural sciences and mathematics  Electromagnetism, optics, acoustics 
P260  Natural sciences and mathematics  Condensed matter: electronic structure, electrical, magnetic and optical properties, supraconductors, magnetic resonance, relaxation, spectroscopy 
Keywords
superconductors, detectors, microwave elements, microwave filters, resonators, laser patterning
Evaluation (rules)
source: COBISS
Researchers (9)
no. Code Name and surname Research area Role Period No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  00465  Tomaž Martinčič  Physics  Researcher  1997 - 1999 
2.  14079  PhD Alenka Mertelj  Physics  Researcher  1999  294 
3.  18381  Roman Mesec    Researcher  1997 - 1999 
4.  04540  PhD Dragan D. Mihailović  Physics  Head  1998 - 1999  1,219 
5.  18380  Marjan Potočnik    Researcher  1999 
6.  14927  Miroslav Rajšek  Process engineering  Researcher  1999 
7.  05449  Milan Rožmarin  Physics  Researcher  1999  119 
8.  08308  PhD Danilo Zavrtanik  Physics  Researcher  1997 - 1999  1,365 
9.  11985  PhD Marko Zavrtanik  Physics  Researcher  1999  1,027 
Organisations (2)
no. Code Research organisation City Registration number No. of publicationsNo. of publications
1.  0106  Jožef Stefan Institute  Ljubljana  5051606000  90,987 
2.  1540  University of Nova Gorica  Nova Gorica  5920884000  14,198 
Abstract
The main focus of the project is the research into the properties of high-temperature oxide superconductors for detector applications for various different types of radiation from microwaves to cosmic rays. In the project the different processes leading to efficient detection of different types of radiation are investigated which may be used for different possible applications. A key element of the project is the development and characterization of laser patterning of oxide superconductors on different substrates down to 1 micron level for detector and microwave device applications. Microwave devices using the technology are fabricated and tested. The frequency, spectral and temperature response characterization of elementary superconducting detector devices using the Y-Ba-Cu-O superconductor is perfomed. Finally an important part of the project is the construction of a prototype autonomous detector system with an operating temperature of 80K using a portable Stirling engine cryocooler.
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