By John Clarke (auth.), Harold Weinstock (eds.)

This e-book, in essence the complaints of a NATO complex examine Institute with an identical identify, is designed to supply in-depth assurance of many, yet now not all, of the main present purposes of superconductivity, and of many who nonetheless are being constructed. it is going to be of worth to scientists and engineers who've pursuits within the examine and construction points of the know-how, in addition to within the functions themselves. The ftrst 3 chapters (by Clarke, Vrba and Wikswo) are dedicated to an realizing of the rules, fabrication and makes use of of SQUID magnetometers and gradiometers, with the best emphasis on biomagnetism and nondestructive overview (NDE). For the main half, conventional low-temperature superconductor (LTS) SQUIDs are used, yet really for NDE, high-temperature superconductor (HTS) SQUIDs are proving priceless and sometimes simpler. The succeeding 3 chapters (by Przybysz, Likharev and Chaloupka) hide broader elements of superconducting electronics. The ftrst of those deal basically with electronic L TS circuits, whereas the 3rd discusses in nice element passive part purposes utilizing HTS fabrics. presently, HTS ftlters are present process excessive J3-site checking out at cellular phone base stations. whereas it truly is transparent that HTS ftlters outperform traditional ftlters in lowering sign loss and taking into account extra channels in a given bandwidth, it's not but yes that the mobile phone sees enough financial beneftts to make a ftrm determination to exploit HTS ftlters universally in its platforms. If this program is mostly tailored, the marketplace for those ftlters might be particularly large.

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A Nb wire solenoid operated in the persistent current mode supplies a static field up to 15 mT. 5 gm, is contained in a Pyrex tube that can be inserted into the middle of the coils while they are immersed in liquid 4He. The entire assembly is enclosed in 33 (a) ample tube Bo olenoid (b) ample to SQUID tube rf saddle shield Figure 20. (a) NMR and (b) NQR cells used in the pulsed SQUID spectrometer [107]. lT. For NQR [Fig. 20(b)], the cell is similar, except that the pickup coil consists of two 2-turn coils, wound in opposition, to reduce the signal induced in the flux transformer by the excitation pulse.

5 1 10 100 16 500 ~ -. ~ Frequency [Hz] Figure 16. (a) Schematic of flux concentrator surrounded by two microstrip lines. An rf SQUID is inductively coupled to the concentrator in a flip-chip arrangement. (b) Magnetic field noise of microwave resonator SQUID with 13 mm flux transformer shown in (a) [79]. 26 The results described above probably represent the limit of the performance achievable with devices operated at 150-200 MHz with lumped circuit elements. As is evident from Eq. 4), to achieve lower noise, one must use higher frequencies.

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