Terahertz imaging using a high-Tc superconducting Josephson junction detector

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Terahertz imaging using a high-Tc superconducting Josephson junction detector. / Du, J.; Hellicar, A. D.; Li, L.; Hanham, S. M.; Nikolic, N.; MacFarlane, J. C.; Leslie, K. E.

In: Superconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 21, No. 12, 125025, 01.12.2008.

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Du, J. ; Hellicar, A. D. ; Li, L. ; Hanham, S. M. ; Nikolic, N. ; MacFarlane, J. C. ; Leslie, K. E. / Terahertz imaging using a high-Tc superconducting Josephson junction detector. In: Superconductor Science and Technology. 2008 ; Vol. 21, No. 12.

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