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AC–DC Transfer Standard Measurements and Generalized Compensation With the AC Josephson Voltage Standard

O.F.O. Kieler, R.P. Landim, S.P. Benz, P.D. Dresselhaus, C.J. BurroughsJr
2008 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
We present ac-dc transfer standard measurements using the NIST pulse-driven ac Josephson voltage standard source.  ...  Index Terms -AC metrology, Josephson voltage standard, precision ac source, quantum standards.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The authors thank Nicolas Hadacek and Burm Baek for valuable discussions and Norman Bergren for fabrication assistance. Regis Landim thanks CNPq for financial support.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2007.913817 fatcat:li5gttr54zatfhnpn7svxck64y

100 mV AC-DC Transfer Standard Measurements Using An AC Josephson Voltage Standard

C.J. Burroughs, S.P. Benz, P.D. Dresselhaus
2006 NCSLI Measure  
This work demonstrates the feasibility of a practical ac Josephson voltage standard based upon a quantum voltage source that produces precisely calculable ac and dc voltages.  ...  The system can generate a variety of precision voltage outputs including dc voltages and ac sinewaves, so it can be used as a quantum-based voltage source for ac metrology.  ...  We thank Joe Kinard and Tom Lipe at NIST for helpful conversations and for use of their ac-dc transfer standard.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19315775.2006.11721322 fatcat:uw2fcvljuvc6vi6dpjidh4hgsa

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2020 2020 Conference on Precision Electromagnetic Measurements (CPEM)  
of Cryogenic Current Comparator Ratios Conventional Electrical Standards -DC Resistance AC-DC Transfer System for Ultra-low Frequency Voltage Conventional Electrical Standards -Voltage Ratio and AC-DC  ...  for AC-DC Difference Measurement Applications Conventional Electrical Standards -Voltage Ratio and AC-DC Difference Electric Utility Smart Meters with High Harmonic Current Waveforms Power and Energy  ... 
doi:10.1109/cpem49742.2020.9191903 fatcat:lbfsuf6uvzbgjpywo2lkbobx5i

Precision Measurements of AC Josephson Voltage Standard Operating Margins

C.J. Burroughs, S.P. Benz, P.D. Dresselhaus, Y. Chong
2005 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Recent advances in circuit design and fabrication of superconducting integrated circuits have enabled us to demonstrate an ac Josephson voltage standard (ACJVS) that generates both ac and dc waveforms  ...  Using a Fast Fourier Transform spectrum analyzer and an ac-dc transfer standard, we characterize ACJVS operating margins by performing "flat-spot" measurements at the level of a part in 10 6 for all eight  ...  Measured margins for compensation current I obtained for a 193-mV (peak) 2.7-kHz sine wave measured by an ac-dc transfer standard.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2004.843070 fatcat:6vywjnediffilh4oakfoacmtwi

Systematic-Error Signals in the AC Josephson Voltage Standard: Measurement and Reduction

R. Pinheiro Landim, S.P. Benz, P.D. Dresselhaus, C.J. Burroughs
2008 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
We investigate the dominant frequencydependent systematic error signals (SES) in the ac Josephson voltage standard.  ...  We demonstrate that reduction of the SES using various techniques greatly improves agreement between the ac-dc differences of the two arrays and improves the absolute ac voltage accuracy.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Alain Rüfenacht, Burm Baek, Joseph Kinard, Nicolas Hadacek and Oliver Kieler for valuable discussions, and Norman Bergren for fabrication assistance.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2007.915100 fatcat:lppgszzcpjhwnd7hnw3na32te4

Establishing an AC JOsephson Voltage Standard at NRC

P.S. Filipski, M. Boecker, S.P. Benz, C.J. Burroughs
2010 CPEM 2010  
NRC recently established an AC Josephson Voltage Standard (ACJVS) system based on a NIST pulsedriven Josephson-junction array.  ...  An experimental method of measuring corrections due to the probe leads is described and first results are reported.  ...  and to use JJA to generate a standard ac voltage with quantum accuracy.  ... 
doi:10.1109/cpem.2010.5544218 fatcat:fbt4ogg2vzbjzfj2igqqpnesnq

An AC Josephson Voltage Standard for AC–DC Transfer-Standard Measurements

M. Merimaa, K. Nyholm, M. Vainio, A. Lassila
2007 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
Using this system, we synthesized dc voltages and audio-frequency sine waves in order to measure ac-dc differences on the 22 mV and 220 mV ranges of a commercial thermal transfer standard.  ...  Our ACJVS measurements agree with the uncertainty budget of ac-dc difference calibrations made of this transfer standard by use of conventional techniques.  ...  Deaver at the Fluke Primary Standards Laboratory for insights regarding the transfer standard.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tim.2007.891153 fatcat:7xwdsm5xtvbfhaohlyysnp6mmm

Uncertainty analysis for ac-dc difference measurements with the AC Josephson Voltage Standard

Jason M Underwood
2018 Metrologia  
A detailed analysis of the uncertainties obtained in ac-dc difference measurements with an AC Josephson Voltage Standard (ACJVS) is presented.  ...  For audio frequencies and for voltages less than 200 mV, ac-dc transfers with the ACJVS may reduce the combined uncertainty by factors of 2 to 10, compared with conventional methods based on thermal converters  ...  Acknowledgments The author would like to thank T. Lipe, N. Shattuck, and S. Cular for valuable discussions related to ac-dc difference, B. Waltrip and N.  ... 
pmid:32863435 pmcid:PMC7450763 fatcat:fcq2tge7lja7lp3hb5af6if24y

Cryocooled Josephson standards for AC voltage metrology

P Durandetto, A Sosso, E Monticone, B Trinchera, M Fretto, V Lacquaniti
2017 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
Research on Josephson voltage standards is aiming at a fundamental change also in the metrology of the volt for AC and arbitrary waveforms: programmable Josephson voltage standards converting a digital  ...  A new experimental setup based on a two-stage Gifford-McMahon cryocooler has been developed at INRiM for the operation of AC-Josephson voltage standards.  ...  The EMPIR is jointly funded by the EMPIR participating countries within EURAMET and the European Union.  ... 
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/841/1/012031 fatcat:ni34hd54dbawfaaow6wzv5eexe

Fast reversed DC measurements on thermal converters using a SINIS Josephson junction array

T. Funck, R. Behr, M. Klonz
2001 IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement  
At higher frequencies, a systematic slope in the relative FRDC-DC voltage transfer difference versus the reversing frequency of about 10 7 /kHz has been observed, which could not be measured with the semiconductor  ...  An array of 7492 SINIS Josephson junctions was used to generate fast reversed dc (FRDC) voltages of approximately 1.1 V for the study of thermoelectric effects in planar multijunction thermal converters  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank H. Sasaki from ETL, Japan, for the very valuable discussions on the theory of FRDC sources using semiconductors as well as Josephson voltage standards.  ... 
doi:10.1109/19.918132 fatcat:6jjm4jqktffdfahtfgd6xzfd3e

Josephson voltage standards

Johannes Kohlmann, Ralf Behr, Torsten Funck
2003 Measurement science and technology  
The authors would like to thank the Josephson voltage standard team at PTB.  ...  The work within this EURAMET joint research project leading to these results was supported in part by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme, ERA-NET Plus, under Grant Agreement 217257 (JoSy  ...  This chapter describes the development of these modern dc and ac Josephson voltage standards as well as their fundamentals and applications.  ... 
doi:10.1088/0957-0233/14/8/305 fatcat:vs7qbuo4ojffdgkl5z4p3gyr3q

Development of Josephson voltage standards [chapter]

Johannes Kohlmann, Ralf Behr
2011 Superconductivity - Theory and Applications  
The authors would like to thank the Josephson voltage standard team at PTB.  ...  The work within this EURAMET joint research project leading to these results was supported in part by the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme, ERA-NET Plus, under Grant Agreement 217257 (JoSy  ...  This chapter describes the development of these modern dc and ac Josephson voltage standards as well as their fundamentals and applications.  ... 
doi:10.5772/17031 fatcat:kuubturbdfbnlkgcyw3gsa4fzm

Pulse-Bias Electronics and Techniques for a Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer

Samuel P. Benz, Steven B. Waltman
2014 IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity  
Ten years later, a commercial ac standard was calibrated at an output root-mean-square (RMS) amplitude of 100 mV with the first practical superconducting digital-to-analog converter.  ...  Intrinsically accurate voltage waveforms synthesized with the quantized pulses from Josephson junctions were first demonstrated in 1996.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors would like to thank P. D. Dresselhaus for many years of collaboration and assistance in developing the pulsedrive instrumentation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tasc.2014.2338326 fatcat:aggu2w6tjrcpdcdvxyqnbspcwu

Application of the Josephson effect in electrical metrology

B. Jeanneret, S. P. Benz
2009 The European Physical Journal Special Topics  
for dc and ac voltage measurements.  ...  The following article reviews the history and present status of the research and development for Josephson voltage standards.  ...  It was designed to characterize thermal converters and transfer standards whose rms comparison technique of the ac-dc difference voltages is the dominant method used to perform ac voltage calibrations.  ... 
doi:10.1140/epjst/e2009-01050-6 fatcat:4zujtawrdjchlbzryqcwoi3kj4

Precision Measurements Using a 300 mV Josephson Arbitrary Waveform Synthesizer

S.P. Benz, P.D. Dresselhaus, C.J. Burroughs, N.F. Bergren
2007 IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity  
Index Terms-AC measurements, AC voltage standard, digital-to-analog converter, Josephson arrays, Josephson devices.  ...  We show precision synthesized waveforms from dc to 100 kHz with measured distortion and harmonic content below 115 dBc (dB below the carrier or fundamental).  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT The authors are grateful to Clark Hamilton for helpful comments and for building custom electronics. The authors thank  ... 
doi:10.1109/tasc.2007.898138 fatcat:3npqef6agbemdc6p5lbsktwehy
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