Identifying Drivers of Energy Resolution Variation in a Multi-KID Phonon-Mediated Detector

  title={Identifying Drivers of Energy Resolution Variation in a Multi-KID Phonon-Mediated Detector},
  author={Karthik Narayan Ramanathan and Taylor Aralis and Ritoban Basu Thakur and Bruce Bumble and Yen-Yung Chang and O. Wen and Sunil Golwala},
  journal={Journal of Low Temperature Physics},
Phonon-mediated Kinetic Inductance Detectors (KIDs) on silicon substrates have demonstrated both O (10) eV energy resolution and mm position resolution when used as particle detectors, making them strong candidates for instrumenting next generation rare-event experiments such as in looking for dark matter. Previous work has demonstrated the performance of an 80-KID array on a Si wafer, however current energy resolution measure-ments show a ∼ 25 × difference between otherwise identical KIDs… 
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Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology
  • 2018
Dissertation (Ph.D.), California
  • Institute of Technology
  • 2008