Complex impedance, responsivity and noise of transition-edge sensors: Analytical solutions for two- and three-block thermal models
The responsivity and noise of a voltage-biased superconducting transition-edge sensor depends strongly on the details of its thermal model, and the simplest theory for TES response assumes a single heat capacity connected to the heat bath. Here, analytical results are derived and discussed for the complex impedance, the responsivity and the noise of a transition-edge sensor, when the thermal model is not simple but consists of either two or three connected heat capacities. The implications of
... e differences of the models are discussed, as well.