Bipolar Pulse-Drive Electronics for a Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer

@article{Brom2008BipolarPE,
  title={Bipolar Pulse-Drive Electronics for a Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer},
  author={Helko E. van den Brom and Ernest Houtzager and Bernd E. R. Brinkmeier and Oleg A. Chevtchenko},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement},
  year={2008},
  volume={57},
  pages={428-431}
}
A Josephson arbitrary waveform synthesizer (JAWS) has been developed in order to generate quantum-based ac voltage signals. The key component of this JAWS is a modified commercial 30-Gb/s pattern generator that can generate ternary patterns (containing the values 1, 0, and 1, resulting in bipolar pulses). The new pulse-drive electronics have been successfully tested by driving Josephson arrays with bipolar current pulses from 1 to 30 Gb/s in order to study their current-voltage characteristics… CONTINUE READING
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