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One-volt en:voltage standard developed by en:NIST based on an array of 3020 superconducting en:Josephson junctions, operating at liquid-helium temperatures. Microwave energy fed into the finguide structure on the left generates a voltage across the 4 chains of junctions on the right.

Source: NIST paper A Practical Josephson Voltage Standard at One Volt, Figure 1


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current11:22, 31 March 2017Thumbnail for version as of 11:22, 31 March 20171,421 × 878 (207 KB)Materialscientistcontrast
06:20, 16 July 2009Thumbnail for version as of 06:20, 16 July 20091,421 × 878 (86 KB)RNLionHigher-resolution view from same NIST source paper to show greater detail.
13:10, 11 September 2005Thumbnail for version as of 13:10, 11 September 2005472 × 293 (123 KB)ArnoldReinholdSuperconduction chip used by w:NIST to define the w:volt. The chip contains an array of 3020 w:Josephson junctions and operates at liquid w:Helium temperatures. Microwave energy is fed to the junctions through the finguide on the left. Fr
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