Pallecchi, Emiliano and Gaaß, Markus and Ryndyk, Dmitry and Strunk, Christoph (2008) Carbon nanotube Josephson junctions with Nb contacts. Applied Physics Letters 93 (7), 072501.
Other URL: http://link.aip.org/link/?APPLAB/93/072501/1
We report on the preparation of carbon nanotube Josephson junctions using superconducting electrodes made of niobium. Gate-controllable supercurrents with values of up to 30 nA are induced by the proximity effect. The IV curves are hysteretic at low temperature and the corresponding switching histograms have a width of 0.5%–2%. An on-chip resistive environment integrated in the sample layout is used to increase the switching current.
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|Date:||18 August 2008|
|Institutions:||Physics > Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics > Chair Professor Weiss > Group Christoph Strunk|
|Projects:||EU FP6 CARDEQ, GRK 638 Nonlinearity and nonequilibrium in condensed matter|
|Keywords:||carbon nanotubes, Josephson effect, niobium, proximity effect (superconductivity)|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
|Refereed:||Yes, this version has been refereed|
|Created at the University of Regensburg:||Yes|
|Deposited On:||28 May 2009 19:10|
|Last Modified:||13 Mar 2014 10:46|