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Title: Optimization of Transition Edge Sensor Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Observations With the South Pole Telescope

Abstract

In this paper, we describe the optimization of transition-edge-sensor (TES) detector arrays for the third-generation camera for the South PoleTelescope. The camera, which contains similar to 16 000 detectors, will make high-angular-resolution maps of the temperature and polarization of the cosmic microwave background. Our key results are scatter in the transition temperature of Ti/Au TESs is reduced by fabricating the TESs on a thin Ti(5 nm)/Au(5 nm) buffer layer and the thermal conductivity of the legs that support our detector islands is dominated by the SiOx dielectric in the microstrip transmission lines that run along the legs.

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Research Org.:
SLAC National Accelerator Lab., Menlo Park, CA (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22). Scientific User Facilities Division; National Science Foundation (NSF); Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC); Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR); Canada Research Chairs Program
OSTI Identifier:
1376717
DOE Contract Number:  
PLR-1248097; AC02-06CH11357; PHY-1125897; GBMF 947; AST-0956135; AC02-76SF00515
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 1051-8223
Publisher:
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Ding, Junjia, Ade, P. A. R., Anderson, A. J., Avva, J., Ahmed, Z., Arnold, K., Austermann, J. E., Bender, A. N., Benson, B. A., Bleem, L. E., Byrum, K., Carlstrom, J. E., Carter, F. W., Chang, C. L., Cho, H. M., Cliche, J. F., Cukierman, A., Czaplewski, D., Divan, R., de Haan, T., Dobbs, M. A., Dutcher, D., Everett, W., Gilbert, A., Gannon, R., Guyser, R., Halverson, N. W., Harrington, N. L., Hattori, K., Henning, J. W., Hilton, G. C., Holzapfel, W. L., Hubmayr, J., Huang, N., Irwin, K. D., Jeong, O., Khaire, T., Kubik, D., Kuo, C. L., Lee, A. T., Leitch, E. M., Meyer, S. S., Miller, C. S., Montgomery, J., Nadolski, A., Natoli, T., Nguyen, H., Novosad, V., Padin, S., Pan, Z., Pearson, J., Posada, C. M., Rahlin, A., Reichardt, C. L., Ruhl, J. E., Saliwanchik, B. R., Sayre, J. T., Shariff, J. A., Shirley, I., Shirokoff, E., Smecher, G., Sobrin, J., Stan, L., Stark, A. A., Story, K., Suzuki, A., Tang, Q. Y., Thakur, R. B., Thompson, K. L., Tucker, C., Vanderlinde, K., Vieira, J. D., Wang, G., Whitehorn, N., Wu, W. L. K., Yefremenko, V., and Yoon, K. W. Optimization of Transition Edge Sensor Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Observations With the South Pole Telescope. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1109/TASC.2016.2639378.
Ding, Junjia, Ade, P. A. R., Anderson, A. J., Avva, J., Ahmed, Z., Arnold, K., Austermann, J. E., Bender, A. N., Benson, B. A., Bleem, L. E., Byrum, K., Carlstrom, J. E., Carter, F. W., Chang, C. L., Cho, H. M., Cliche, J. F., Cukierman, A., Czaplewski, D., Divan, R., de Haan, T., Dobbs, M. A., Dutcher, D., Everett, W., Gilbert, A., Gannon, R., Guyser, R., Halverson, N. W., Harrington, N. L., Hattori, K., Henning, J. W., Hilton, G. C., Holzapfel, W. L., Hubmayr, J., Huang, N., Irwin, K. D., Jeong, O., Khaire, T., Kubik, D., Kuo, C. L., Lee, A. T., Leitch, E. M., Meyer, S. S., Miller, C. S., Montgomery, J., Nadolski, A., Natoli, T., Nguyen, H., Novosad, V., Padin, S., Pan, Z., Pearson, J., Posada, C. M., Rahlin, A., Reichardt, C. L., Ruhl, J. E., Saliwanchik, B. R., Sayre, J. T., Shariff, J. A., Shirley, I., Shirokoff, E., Smecher, G., Sobrin, J., Stan, L., Stark, A. A., Story, K., Suzuki, A., Tang, Q. Y., Thakur, R. B., Thompson, K. L., Tucker, C., Vanderlinde, K., Vieira, J. D., Wang, G., Whitehorn, N., Wu, W. L. K., Yefremenko, V., & Yoon, K. W. Optimization of Transition Edge Sensor Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Observations With the South Pole Telescope. United States. doi:10.1109/TASC.2016.2639378.
Ding, Junjia, Ade, P. A. R., Anderson, A. J., Avva, J., Ahmed, Z., Arnold, K., Austermann, J. E., Bender, A. N., Benson, B. A., Bleem, L. E., Byrum, K., Carlstrom, J. E., Carter, F. W., Chang, C. L., Cho, H. M., Cliche, J. F., Cukierman, A., Czaplewski, D., Divan, R., de Haan, T., Dobbs, M. A., Dutcher, D., Everett, W., Gilbert, A., Gannon, R., Guyser, R., Halverson, N. W., Harrington, N. L., Hattori, K., Henning, J. W., Hilton, G. C., Holzapfel, W. L., Hubmayr, J., Huang, N., Irwin, K. D., Jeong, O., Khaire, T., Kubik, D., Kuo, C. L., Lee, A. T., Leitch, E. M., Meyer, S. S., Miller, C. S., Montgomery, J., Nadolski, A., Natoli, T., Nguyen, H., Novosad, V., Padin, S., Pan, Z., Pearson, J., Posada, C. M., Rahlin, A., Reichardt, C. L., Ruhl, J. E., Saliwanchik, B. R., Sayre, J. T., Shariff, J. A., Shirley, I., Shirokoff, E., Smecher, G., Sobrin, J., Stan, L., Stark, A. A., Story, K., Suzuki, A., Tang, Q. Y., Thakur, R. B., Thompson, K. L., Tucker, C., Vanderlinde, K., Vieira, J. D., Wang, G., Whitehorn, N., Wu, W. L. K., Yefremenko, V., and Yoon, K. W. Thu . "Optimization of Transition Edge Sensor Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Observations With the South Pole Telescope". United States. doi:10.1109/TASC.2016.2639378.
@article{osti_1376717,
title = {Optimization of Transition Edge Sensor Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Observations With the South Pole Telescope},
author = {Ding, Junjia and Ade, P. A. R. and Anderson, A. J. and Avva, J. and Ahmed, Z. and Arnold, K. and Austermann, J. E. and Bender, A. N. and Benson, B. A. and Bleem, L. E. and Byrum, K. and Carlstrom, J. E. and Carter, F. W. and Chang, C. L. and Cho, H. M. and Cliche, J. F. and Cukierman, A. and Czaplewski, D. and Divan, R. and de Haan, T. and Dobbs, M. A. and Dutcher, D. and Everett, W. and Gilbert, A. and Gannon, R. and Guyser, R. and Halverson, N. W. and Harrington, N. L. and Hattori, K. and Henning, J. W. and Hilton, G. C. and Holzapfel, W. L. and Hubmayr, J. and Huang, N. and Irwin, K. D. and Jeong, O. and Khaire, T. and Kubik, D. and Kuo, C. L. and Lee, A. T. and Leitch, E. M. and Meyer, S. S. and Miller, C. S. and Montgomery, J. and Nadolski, A. and Natoli, T. and Nguyen, H. and Novosad, V. and Padin, S. and Pan, Z. and Pearson, J. and Posada, C. M. and Rahlin, A. and Reichardt, C. L. and Ruhl, J. E. and Saliwanchik, B. R. and Sayre, J. T. and Shariff, J. A. and Shirley, I. and Shirokoff, E. and Smecher, G. and Sobrin, J. and Stan, L. and Stark, A. A. and Story, K. and Suzuki, A. and Tang, Q. Y. and Thakur, R. B. and Thompson, K. L. and Tucker, C. and Vanderlinde, K. and Vieira, J. D. and Wang, G. and Whitehorn, N. and Wu, W. L. K. and Yefremenko, V. and Yoon, K. W.},
abstractNote = {In this paper, we describe the optimization of transition-edge-sensor (TES) detector arrays for the third-generation camera for the South PoleTelescope. The camera, which contains similar to 16 000 detectors, will make high-angular-resolution maps of the temperature and polarization of the cosmic microwave background. Our key results are scatter in the transition temperature of Ti/Au TESs is reduced by fabricating the TESs on a thin Ti(5 nm)/Au(5 nm) buffer layer and the thermal conductivity of the legs that support our detector islands is dominated by the SiOx dielectric in the microstrip transmission lines that run along the legs.},
doi = {10.1109/TASC.2016.2639378},
journal = {IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity},
issn = {1051-8223},
number = 4,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {12}
}

Works referencing / citing this record:

Thermal Links and Microstrip Transmission Lines in SPT-3G Bolometers
journal, June 2018


SPT-3G: A Multichroic Receiver for the South Pole Telescope
journal, July 2018

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