Construction and Performance of Wire-Junction RF-SQUIDs

  • A. C. Bruno
  • J. E. Zimmerman
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 64)


Two-hole symmetric rf-SQUID’s were made by using a pair of wire segments to form the point contact Josephson junction. The SQUID’s are reliable, easy to make and to adjust, and have a sensitivity of 2.5 × 10−29 J/Hz.


Critical Current Oxidation Temperature Impedance Change Contact Pair Secondary Coil 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. C. Bruno
    • 1
  • J. E. Zimmerman
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de FísicaPontifícia Universidade CatólicaRio de JaneiroBrazil

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