Single-electron detecting chip, 1997

Made:
1992-1997 in Cambridge
maker:
Cavendish Laboratory

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Single electron detecting chip, used to measure current generated by surface acoustic wave. Method pioneered at Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, England, manufactured 1992-1997 (see note).

Details

Category:
Nuclear Physics
Object Number:
1997-1595
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and electrical components
type:
microchip
credit:
Cavendish Laboratory