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Single-charge and Single-flux-quanta Circuits

Working Group 2.42

2018

S. V. Lotkhov, "Superconducting single-electron transistor as a 3e-cotunneling turnstile", Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM 2018), Full Digest: (2018), 391 – 392, (Opens external link in new windowdoi: 10.1109/CPEM.2018.8501230)

2017 - 2016

A. B. Zorin, M. Khabipov, J. Dietel, and R. Dolata, "Traveling-wave parametric amplifier based on three-wave mixing in a Josephson metamaterial", 16th International Superconductive Electronics Conference (ISEC): (2017), (Opens external link in new windowdoi: 10.1109/ISEC.2017.8314196)

J. S. Lehtinen, E. Mykkänen, A. Kemppinen, S. V. Lotkhov, D. Golubev, and A. J. Manninen, "Characterizing superconducting filters using residual microwave background", Supercond. Sci. Technol. 30, 055006 (2017)

A. B. Zorin, “Josephson traveling-wave parametric amplifier with three-wave mixing”, Phys. Rev. Applied 6, 034006 (2016)

B. Jalali-Jafari, S. V. Lotkhov, and A. B. Zorin, "Detection of on-chip generated weak microwave radiation using superconducting normal-metal SET", Applied Sciences, 6 (2), 35 (2016)

S. V. Lotkhov, B. Jalali-Jafari, and A. B. Zorin, "Photon-activated electron hopping in a single-electron trap enhanced by Josephson radiation", Appl. Phys. Lett. 108, 172603 (2016)

2015 - 2014

A. B. Zorin, "Single cooper pair circuits and quantum metrology", in: Applied superconductivity : handbook on devices and applications. Vol. 2:, 828 – 842; edited by P. Seidel, Weinheim: Wiley-VCH (2015).

L. Fricke, R. Dolata, B. Kästner, F. Hohls, and H. W. Schumacher, "Die Kunst des Elektronenzählens - Neudefinition des Amperes mit Einzel-Elektronenquellen", Physik in unserer Zeit 46(2), 70–76 (2015). (in German)

B. Jalali-Jafari, S. V. Lotkhov, and A. B. Zorin, "Al/AlOx/Al-Josephson-junction-based microwave generators for weak-signal applications below 100 mK", arXiv:1410.5314 [cond-mat.supr-con] (2014).

S. Butz, A. K. Feofanov, K. G. Fedorov, H. Rotzinger, A. U. Thomann, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, V. B. Geshkenbein, G. Blatter, and A. V. Ustinov, "Flux-dependent crossover between quantum and classical behavior in a dc SQUID", Phys. Rev. Lett. 113, 247005 (2014).

L. Fricke, M. Wulf, B. Kaestner, F. Hohls, P. Mirovsky, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, T. Weimann, K. Pierz, U. Siegner, and H. W. Schumacher, "Self-referenced single-electron quantized current source", Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 226803 (2014).

M. Khabipov, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, T. Scheller, and A. Zorin, "Investigation of nonlinear superconducting microwave resonators including Nb Josephson junctions and SQUID arrays", Journal of Physics: Conference Series 507, 042016 (2014).

2013 - 2012

S. V. Lotkhov, "Ultra-high-ohmic microstripline resistors for Coulomb blockade devices", Nanotechnology 24, 235201 (2013).

V. F. Maisi, S. V. Lotkhov, A. Kemppinen, A. Heimes, J. T. Muhonen, and J. P. Pekola, "Excitation of single quasiparticles in a small superconducting Al island connected to normal-metal leads by tunnel junctions", Phys. Rev. Lett. 111, 147001 (2013).

L. Fricke, M. Wulf, B. Kaestner, V. Kashcheyevs, J. Timoshenko, P. Nazarov, F. Hohls, P. Mirovsky, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, T. Weimann, K. Pierz, and H. W. Schumacher, "Counting statistics for electron capture in a dynamic quantum dot", Phys. Rev. Lett. 110, 126803 (2013).

M. Wulf, "Error accounting algorithm for electron counting experiments", Phys. Rev. B 87, 035312 (2013).

M. Wulf, L. Fricke, F. Hohls, B. Kaestner, R. Dolata, P. Mirovsky, K. Pierz, T. Weimann, H. W. Schumacher, "Series operation of single-electron sources with charge detection", Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM 2012), Conference Digest, pp. 246 - 247 (2012).

T. T. Hongisto and A. B. Zorin, "Single-Charge Transistor Based on the Charge-Phase Duality of a Superconducting Nanowire Circuit", Phys. Rev. Lett. 108, 097001 (2012).

S. V. Lotkhov and A. B. Zorin, "A hybrid superconductor-normal metal electron trap as a photon detector", Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 242601 (2012).

B. Camarota, H. Scherer, M. W. Keller, S. V. Lotkhov, G. D. Willenberg and F. J. Ahlers, "Electron Counting Capacitance Standard with an improved five-junction R-pump", Metrologia 49, 8 (2012).

S. V. Lotkhov and A. B. Zorin, "Two-junction superconductor-normal metal single-electron trap in a combined on-chip RC environment", J. Phys.: Conf. Ser. 400 042040 (2012).

2011 - 2010

A. Kemppinen, S. V. Lotkhov, O.-P. Saira, A. B. Zorin, J. P. Pekola, and A. J. Manninen, "Long hold times in a two-junction electron trap", Appl. Phys. Lett. 99, 142106 (2011)

S. V. Lotkhov, O. P. Saira, J. P. Pekola and A. B. Zorin, "Single-charge escape processes through a hybrid turnstile in a dissipative environment", New J. Phys. 13 013040 (2011)

F. Maibaum, S. V. Lotkhov, and A. B. Zorin, "Towards the observation of phase-locked Bloch oscillations in arrays of small Josephson junctions", Phys. Rev. B 84, 174514 (2011)

A. B. Zorin and Y. Makhlin, "Period-doubling bifurcation readout for a Josephson qubit", Phys. Rev. B 83, 224506 (2011)

Ch. Kaiser, S. T. Skacel, S. Wünsch, R. Dolata, B. Mackrodt, A. Zorin and M. Siegel, "Measurement of dielectric losses in amorphous thin films at gigahertz frequencies using superconducting resonators", Supercond. Sci. Technol. 23 075008 (2010)

S. V. Lotkhov and A. B. Zorin, "Ultimate error detection circuit for the hybrid electron turnstiles", Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM 2010), Conference Digest, pp. 593 - 594 (2010)

2009 - 2008

O. Buisson, W. Guichard, F. W. J. Hekking, L. Lévy, B. Pannetier, R. Dolata, A. B. Zorin, N. Didier, A. Fay, E. Hoskinson, F. Lecocq, Z. H. Peng, and I. M. Pop, "Quantum dynamics of superconducting nano-circuits: phase qubit, charge qubit and rhombi chains", Quantum Information Processing 8 (2-3), 155 (2009)

E. Hoskinson, F. Lecocq, N. Didier, A. Fay, F. W. J. Hekking, W. Guichard, O. Buisson, R. Dolata, B. Mackrodt, and A. B. Zorin, "Quantum dynamics in a camel-back potential of a dc SQUID", Phys. Rev. Lett. 102, 097004 (2009)

S. V. Lotkhov, A. Kemppinen, S. Kafanov, J. P. Pekola, and A. B. Zorin, "Pumping properties of the hybrid single-electron transistor in dissipative environment", Appl. Phys. Lett. 95, 112507 (2009)

S. V. Lotkhov, B. Camarota, H. Scherer, T. Weimann, P. Hinze and A. B. Zorin, "Shunt-protected single-electron tunneling circuits fabricated on a quartz wafer", Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference ( NMDC' 09), Conference Digest, pp. 23 - 26 (2009)

B. Steck, A. Gonzalez-Cano, N. Feltin, L. Devoille, F. Piquemal, S. Lotkhov and A. B. Zorin, "Characterization and metrological investigation of an R-pump with driving frequencies up to 100MHz", Metrologia 45, 482 (2008).

J. Könemann, H. Zangerle, B. Egeling, R. Harke, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, and A. B. Zorin, "Modeling of quasiparticle-induced excitations of a Josephson charge-phase qubit", cond mat/0808.3080

2007 - 2006

J. Könemann, H. Zangerle, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, and A. B. Zorin, "Quasiparticle transitions in a charge-phase qubit probed by rf oscillations", Phys. Rev. B 76, 134507 (2007)

S.V. Lotkhov, V.A. Krupenin, and A.B. Zorin, "Cooper pair transport in a resistor-biased Josephson junction array", IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. 56, 491 (2007)

S.V. Lotkhov, D.V. Balashov, M.I. Khabipov, F.-I. Buchholz, and A.B. Zorin, "Subgap conductivity in SIN-junctions of high barrier transparency", Physica C 449, 81 (2006)

S. V. Lotkhov, E. M. Tolkacheva, D. V. Balashov, M. I. Khabipov, F.-I. Buchholz, and A. B. Zorin, "Low hysteretic behavior of Al/AlOx/Al Josephson junctions", Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 132115 (2006)

S. Giblin, M. Gustafsson, S. V. Lotkhov, and A.B. Zorin, "Photon-assisted tunneling in a resistive electron pump", 24th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics (10 - 17 August 2005, Orlando, Florida, USA) LT-24, AIP Conference Proceedings, edited by Y. Takano, S. P. Hershfield, S. O. Hill, P. J. Hirschfeld, and A. M. Goldman, Vol. 850 (2006), p. 1425

H. Zangerle, J. Könemann, B. Mackrodt, R. Dolata, S.V. Lotkhov, S.A. Bogoslovsky, M. Götz, and A.B. Zorin, "Ground-state characterization of Nb charge-phase Josephson qubits", Phys. Rev. B 73, 224527 (2006)

A.B. Zorin, E.M. Tolkacheva, M.I. Khabipov, F.-I. Buchholz and J. Niemeyer, "Dynamics of Josephson junctions and single-flux-quantum networks with superconductor-insulator-normal metal junction shunts", Phys. Rev. B 74, 014508 (2006)

A.B. Zorin, "Bloch inductance in small-capacitance Josephson junctions", Phys. Rev. Lett. 96, 167001 (2006) 

2005 - 2004

A.B. Zorin, M.I. Khabipov, D.V. Balashov, R. Dolata, F.-I. Buchholz and J. Niemeyer, "Josephson tunnel junctions with nonlinear damping for RSFQ-qubit circuit applications", Appl. Phys. Lett. 86, 032501 (2005)

R. Dolata, H. Scherer, A.B. Zorin and J. Niemeyer, "Single-charge devices with ultrasmall Nb/AlOx/Nb trilayer Josephson junctions", J. Appl. Phys. 97, 054501 (2005)

H. Scherer, S.V. Lotkhov, G.-D. Willenberg, and A.B. Zorin, "Steps towards a capacitance standard based on single-electron counting at PTB", IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas. 54, 666 (2005)

S.V. Lotkhov, S.A. Bogoslovsky, A.B. Zorin and J. Niemeyer, "Radio-frequency-induced transport of Cooper pairs in superconducting single electron transistors in a dissipative environment", J. Appl. Phys. 95, 6325 (2004)

A.B. Zorin, " Josephson charge-phase qubit with radio frequency readout: coupling and decoherence", JETP 98, 1250 (2004) 

2003 - 1994

R. Dolata, H. Scherer, A. B. Zorin, and J. Niemeyer, "Single electron transistors with Nb/AlOx/Nb junctions", J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 21, 775 (2003)

S.V. Lotkhov, S.A. Bogoslovsky, A.B. Zorin and J. Niemeyer, "Cooper pair cotunneling in single charge transistors with dissipative electromagnetic environment", Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 197002 (2003)

M. Furlan and S.V. Lotkhov, "Electrometry on charge traps with a single-electron transistor", Phys. Rev. B 67, 205313 (2003)

A.B. Zorin, "Cooper-pair qubit and Cooper-pair electrometer in one device", Physica C 368, 284 (2002)

R. Dolata, H. Scherer, A.B. Zorin and J. Niemeyer, "Single electron transistors with high quality superconducting niobium islands", Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 2776 (2002)

V.A. Krupenin, A.B. Zorin, M.N. Savvateev, D.E. Presnov, and J. Niemeyer, "Single-electron transistor with metallic microstrips instead of tunnel barriers", J. Appl. Phys. 90, 2411, (2001)

H. Scherer, Th. Weimann, A.B. Zorin, and J. Niemeyer "The effect of thermal annealing on the properties of Al-AlOx-Al single electron tunneling transistors", J. Appl. Phys. 90, 2528 (2001)

A.B. Zorin, "Radio-frequency Bloch-transistor electrometer", Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 3388 (2001).

S.V. Lotkhov, S.A. Bogoslovsky, A.B. Zorin and J. Niemeyer, "Operation of a three-junction single-electron pump with on-chip resistors", Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 946 (2001)

E. Il'ichev, H.E. Hoenig, H.-G. Meyer, A.B. Zorin, V.V. Khanin, M. Götz, A.B. Pavolotsky and J. Niemeyer, "Measurement of small supercurrents in niobium SQUID circuits", Physica C 352, 141 (2001).

E. Il'ichev, V. Zakosarenko, L. Fritzsch, R. Stolz, H.E. Hoenig, H.-G. Meyer, M. Götz, A.B. Zorin, V.V. Khanin, A.B. Pavolotsky and J. Niemeyer, "Radio-frequency based monitoring of small supercurrents", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 72, 1882 (2001)

V.A. Krupenin, D.E. Presnov, A.B. Zorin, and J. Niemeyer, "Aluminum single electron transistors with islands isolated from a substrate", J. Low Temp. Phys. 118, 287 (2000)

A. B. Zorin, H. Zangerle, S. V. Lotkhov, and J. Niemeyer, "Coulomb blockade and cotunneling in single electron circuits with on-chip resistors: towards the implementation of R-pump", J. Appl. Phys. 88, 2665 (2000)

V.A. Krupenin, D.E. Presnov, A.B. Zorin, and J.Niemeyer, "A very low-noise single-electron electrometer of stacked-junction geometry", Physica B 284, 1800 (2000)

S.V. Lotkhov, H.Zangerle, A.B.Zorin, and J. Niemeyer, "Fewer-junction single-electron trap with an ohmic resistor", Physica B 280, 403 (2000)

H. Scherer, Th.Weimann, P. Hinze, B.W. Samwer, A.B.Zorin, and J. Niemeyer, "All-chromium single electron tunneling devices fabricated by direct-writing multilayer technique", Physica B 284, 1806 (2000)

M. Götz, V.V. Khanin, H. Schulze, A.B. Zorin, J. Niemeyer, E.Il'ichev, A. Chwala, H.E. Hoenig, and H.-G. Meyer, "Harmonic current-phase relation in Nb-Al-based superconductor/ insulator/normal conductor/insulator/superconductor-type Josephson junctions between 4.2 K and the critical temperature", Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 1354 (2000)

M. Götz, M. Grajcar, E. Il'ichev, V.V. Khanin, A.B. Zorin, J. Niemeyer and H.-G. Meyer "Supercurrent-phase relation of an Nb/AlOx/Al/AlOx/Nb-based Josephson junction at the superconducting transition of the Al interlayer", Phys. Rev. B 62, R14645 (2000).

A.V. Pavolotsky, Th. Weimann, H. Scherer, V.A. Krupenin, J. Niemeyer, and A.B. Zorin, "Multilayer techinque for fabricating Nb junction circuits exhibiting charging effects", J. Vac. Sci. Techn. B 17, 230 (1999)

A.B. Pavolotsky, Th. Weimann, H. Scherer, J. Niemeyer, A.B. Zorin and V.A. Krupenin, "Novel method for fabricating deep submicron Nb/AlOx/Nb tunnel junctions based on spin-on glass planarization", IEEE Trans. Applied Supercond. 9, 3251 (1999)

S.V. Lotkhov, H. Zangerle, A.B. Zorin, Th. Weimann, H. Scherer, "A superconducting electrometer based on the resitively shunted Bloch transistor", IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond. 9, 3664 (1999)

R. Dolata, Th. Weimann, H. Scherer, and J. Niemeyer, "Sub µm Nb/AlOx/Nb Josephson junctions fabricated by anodization techniques", IEEE Trans. Applied Supercond. 9, 3255 (1999)

V.A. Krupenin, S.V. Lotkhov, H. Scherer, Th.Weimann, A.B. Zorin, F.-J. Ahlers, J. Niemeyer, and H. Wolf, "Charging and heating effects in a system of coupled single-electron devices", Phys. Rev. B 59, 10778 (1999)

H. Scherer, Th. Weimann, P. Hinze, B.W. Samwer, A.B. Zorin, and J. Niemeyer, "Characterization of All-chromium tunnel junctions and single-electron tunneling devices fabricated by direct-writing multilayer technique", J. Appl. Phys. 86, 6956 (1999)

S.V. Lotkhov, H. Zangerle, A.B. Zorin and J. Niemeyer, "Storage capabilities of a four-junction single-electron trap with an on-chip resistor", Appl. Phys. Lett. 75, 2665 (1999)

A.B. Zorin, S.V. Lotkhov, Yu.A. Pashkin, H. Zangerle, V.A. Krupenin, Th.Weimann, H.Scherer and J.Niemeyer, "Highly sensitive electrometers based on single Cooper pair tunneling", J. Supercond. (Plenum) 12, 747 (1999)

Th. Weimann, H. Scherer, H. Wolf, and J. Niemeyer, "A new technology for metallic multilayer single electron tunneling devices", Microelectronic Engineering 41/42, 559 (1998)

V.A. Krupenin, S.V. Lotkhov, H. Scherer, A.B. Zorin, F.J. Ahlers, J. Niemeyer, and H. Wolf, "Sensing of dynamic charge states using single-electron tunneling transistors", Physics-Uspekhi (Russia) 41, 204 (1998)

V.A. Krupenin, D.E. Presnov, M.N. Savvateev, H. Scherer, A.B. Zorin, and J. Niemeyer, "Noise in Al single electron transistors of stacked design", J. Appl. Phys. 84, 3212 (1998)

Th. Weimann, H. Wolf, H. Scherer, J. Niemeyer, and V.A. Krupenin, "Metallic single electron devices fabricated using a multilayer technique", Appl. Phys. Lett. 71, 713 (1997)

H. Wolf, F.J. Ahlers, J. Niemeyer, H. Scherer, Th. Weimann, A.B. Zorin, V.A. Krupenin, S.V. Lotkhov, and D.E. Presnov, "Investigation of the offset charge noise in single electron tunneling devices", IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., 46, 303 (1997)

A.B. Zorin, "Ultimate sensitivity of the single Cooper pair tunneling electrometer", IEEE Trans. Instrum. Meas., 46, 299 (1997)

A.B. Zorin, "Quantum-limited electrometer based on single Cooper pair tunneling", Phys. Rev. Lett. 76, 4408 (1996)

L.S. Kuzmin, Yu.A. Pashkin, A.N. Tavkhelidze, F.J. Ahlers, T. Weimann, D. Quenter, and J. Niemeyer, "An All-chromium single electron transistor - a possible new element of single- electronics", Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 2902 (1996)

A.B. Zorin, F.J. Ahlers, J. Niemeyer, T. Weimann, H. Wolf, V.A. Krupenin, and S.V. Lotkhov, "Background charge noise in metallic single-electron tunneling devices", Phys. Rev. B 53, 13682 (1996)

A.B. Zorin, "The thermocoax cable as the microwave frequency filter for single electron circuits", Rev. Sci. Instrum. 66, 4296 (1995)

A.B. Zorin, J.P. Pekola, K.P. Hirvi, and M.A. Paalanen, "Pumping of single electrons with a travelling wave", Physica B 210, 461 (1995)

L.S. Kuzmin, Yu.A. Pashkin, A.B. Zorin, and T. Claeson, "Linewidth of Bloch oscillations in small Josephson junctions", Physica B 203, 376 (1994)