Detection of synchrotron radiation by Nb-based superconducting tunnel junctions

Keisuke Maehata, Kenji Ishibashi, Takahiro Noda, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Hiroshi Akoh, Susumu Takada, Tetsuo Nakashima, Hirohiko Shimizu, Masami Yoshizawa, Masaki Katagiri

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X-rays extracted from synchrotron radiation were detected by Nb-based superconducting tunnel junctions. Measurements were carried out under severe noisy circumstances. Spectra of X-rays were obtained for energies in a range of 4 to 15 keV. The energy for single electron collection increased by 20% at X-ray energies from 4 to 15 keV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)L178-L181
JournalJapanese Journal of Applied Physics
Issue number2 A
Publication statusPublished - 1996

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Engineering
  • General Physics and Astronomy


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