Surface-resistance measurements using superconducting stripline resonators.

  title={Surface-resistance measurements using superconducting stripline resonators.},
  author={Daniel Hafner and Martin Dressel and Marc Scheffler},
  journal={The Review of scientific instruments},
  volume={85 1},
We present a method to measure the absolute surface resistance of conductive samples at a set of GHz frequencies with superconducting lead stripline resonators at temperatures 1-6 K. The stripline structure can easily be applied for bulk samples and allows direct calculation of the surface resistance without the requirement of additional calibration measurements or sample reference points. We further describe a correction method to reduce experimental background on high-Q resonance modes by… 

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