Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 176, Issue 3–4, pp 337–343 | Cite as

A Mo/Au Bilayer Transition Edge Sensor Modified with Normal Metal Structures

  • G. Wang
  • V. Yefremenko
  • C. L. Chang
  • J. Mehl
  • V. Novosad
  • J. Pearson
  • R. Divan
  • J. E. Carlstrom


In this work, we explore a technical path to defining the normal-to-superconducting transition profile of a superconducting transition edge sensor (TES) using normal metal stripes on surface. The stripes modify the TES transition through the lateral proximity effect. We experimentally demonstrate that varying the width, thickness and spacing of the normal metal stripes alters the TES resistive transition profile as a function of temperature and current.


Superconductivity Proximity effect Transition edge sensor Bolometer 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Wang
    • 1
  • V. Yefremenko
    • 1
  • C. L. Chang
    • 1
  • J. Mehl
    • 1
  • V. Novosad
    • 2
  • J. Pearson
    • 2
  • R. Divan
    • 3
  • J. E. Carlstrom
    • 4
  1. 1.HEPArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  2. 2.MSDArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  3. 3.CNMArgonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  4. 4.Kavli Institute for Cosmological PhysicsThe University of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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