UCL  IRIS
Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data grouped in the sections named "Externally Awarded" or "Internally Disbursed" (shown on the profile page) to your Research Finance Administrator. Your can find your Research Finance Administrator at http://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/research/post_award/post_award_contacts.php by entering your department
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
Publication Detail
Materials for superconducting nanowires for quantum phase-slip devices
  • Publication Type:
    Conference
  • Authors:
    Fenton JC, Webster CH, Warburton PA
  • Publisher:
    Institute of Physics
  • Publication date:
    2011
  • Published proceedings:
    Journal of Physics: Conference Series
  • Conference place:
    UK
Abstract
Quantum phase-slip processes in superconducting nanowires of suitably small cross-section have been proposed as the basis for a new current standard, based on physics dual to that for the Josephson voltage standard. The practical realisation of such devices presents several challenges. We consider the requirements which need to be met in constructing a nanowire quantum-phase-slip device and in particular the need to maximise R_xi, the normal-state resistance of a length of nanowire equal to the superconducting coherence length. Titanium and niobium–silicon are promising materials for the nanowires.
Publication data is maintained in RPS. Visit https://rps.ucl.ac.uk
 More search options
UCL Researchers
Author
London Centre for Nanotechnology
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by