Journal of Low Temperature Physics

, Volume 118, Issue 5–6, pp 671–678 | Cite as

Shot Noise Measurements in Diffusive Normal Metal-Superconductor (N-S) Junctions

  • A. A. Kozhevnikov
  • R. J. Schoelkopf
  • L. E. Calvet
  • M. J. Rooks
  • D. E. Prober


We report on the measurements of non-equilibrium noise indiffusive normal metal-superconductor (N-S) junctions. Weobserve that at bias voltages less than the gap voltage theshot noise is doubled compared to the normal diffusiveconductor, in agreement with theoretical predictions. We alsoobserve that the crossover from the thermal to shot noiseoccurs at bias voltages smaller than for the normal conductor,in qualitative agreement with theory.


Magnetic Material Theoretical Prediction Bias Voltage Noise Measurement Qualitative Agreement 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Kozhevnikov
    • 1
  • R. J. Schoelkopf
    • 1
  • L. E. Calvet
    • 1
  • M. J. Rooks
    • 2
  • D. E. Prober
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Physics and Applied PhysicsYale UniversityNew HavenUSA
  2. 2.IBM Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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