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Potential of superconducting-tunnel-diode amplifiers as high-frequency amplifiers

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1 Author(s)
J. D. Penney ; Standard Telephones & Cables Ltd., Semiconductor Division, Sidcup, UK

The paper discusses the limitations on the high-frequency performance of superconducting tunnel diodes. The noise performance should be comparable to the best low-noise amplifiers available, and, with the present technology, a maximum operating frequency in the microwave region is predicted.

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Electrical Engineers, Proceedings of the Institution of  (Volume:116 ,  Issue: 10 )