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Title: Nanoscale electromechanical parametric amplifier

Abstract

This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to a parametric amplifier. In one aspect, a device includes an electron source electrode, a counter electrode, and a pumping electrode. The electron source electrode may include a conductive base and a flexible conductor. The flexible conductor may have a first end and a second end, with the second end of the flexible conductor being coupled to the conductive base. A cross-sectional dimension of the flexible conductor may be less than about 100 nanometers. The counter electrode may be disposed proximate the first end of the flexible conductor and spaced a first distance from the first end of the flexible conductor. The pumping electrode may be disposed proximate a length of the flexible conductor and spaced a second distance from the flexible conductor.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1325531
Patent Number(s):
9,450,550
Application Number:
13/946,908
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jul 19
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Aleman, Benjamin Jose, and Zettl, Alexander. Nanoscale electromechanical parametric amplifier. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Aleman, Benjamin Jose, & Zettl, Alexander. Nanoscale electromechanical parametric amplifier. United States.
Aleman, Benjamin Jose, and Zettl, Alexander. Tue . "Nanoscale electromechanical parametric amplifier". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1325531.
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