Josephson junction
noun Etymology: Brian D. Josephson Date: 1965 an electronic fast-switching device that consists of two layers of superconducting metal separated by a thin layer of insulator through which low current flows but increased current causes the insulator to block the flow

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  • Josephson junction — [jō′zef sən, jō′səfsən] n. [after Brian Josephson (1940 ), Brit physicist] a low power, high speed electronic switching device consisting of a thin insulator between two superconducting metals: it operates at a temperature near absolute zero …   English World dictionary

  • Josephson Junction —  Josephson Junction  Контакт Джозефсона   Устройство, состоящее из пары сверхпроводников, разделенных тонким слоем диэлектрика, через который куперовские пары могут туннелировать без потери своих квантовых свойств. Эффект Джозефсона явление… …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • Josephson junction — Džozefsono sandūra statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. Josephson barrier; Josephson junction vok. Josephson Übergang, m rus. джозефсоновский переход, m; переход Джозефсона, m pranc. jonction de Josephson, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Josephson junction — /joh zeuhf seuhn, seuhf /, Electronics. a high speed switch, used in experimental computers, that operates on the basis of a radiative phenomenon (Josephson effect) exhibited by a pair of superconductors separated by a thin insulator. [1965 70;… …   Universalium

  • josephson junction — noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st J Etymology: B.D. Josephson : an electronic fast switching device that consists of two layers of superconducting metal separated by a thin layer of insulator and that makes use of the Josephson effect …   Useful english dictionary

  • Josephson junction — noun a weak insulating barrier between two superconductors, used as an ultrafast switch See Also: Josephson effect …   Wiktionary

  • Josephson junction — noun Physics an electrical device in which two superconducting metals are separated by a thin layer of insulator, across which an electric current may flow in the absence of a potential difference. Origin 1960s: named after the British physicist… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Josephson junction — Jo′sephson junc tion n. elo a thin insulator separating a pair of superconductors, through which electrons travel by tunneling • Etymology: 1965–70; after B. D. Josephson …   From formal English to slang

  • Josephson junction — /ˈdʒoʊsəfsən ˌdʒʌŋkʃən/ (say johsuhfsuhn jungkshuhn) noun a computer switch which uses the Josephson effect …   Australian English dictionary

  • Josephson-junction integrated circuit — integrinis Josephson o grandynas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. Josephson junction integrated circuit vok. integrierter Josephson Schaltkreis, m rus. интегральная схема на переходах Джозефсона, f pranc. circuit intégré à… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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