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A superconducting NbN detector for neutral nanoparticles

Marksteiner, Markus, Divochiy, Alexander, Sclafani, Michele, Haslinger, Philipp, Ulbricht, Hendrik, Korneev, Alexander, Semenov, Alexander, Gol’tsman, Gregory and Arndt, Markus (2009) A superconducting NbN detector for neutral nanoparticles Nanotechnology, 20, (45), p. 455501. (doi:10.1088/0957-4484/20/45/455501).

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Abstract

We present a proof-of-principle study of superconducting single photon detectors (SSPD) for the detection of individual neutral molecules/nanoparticles at low energies. The new detector is applied to characterize a laser desorption source for biomolecules and allows retrieval of the arrival time distribution of a pulsed molecular beam containing the amino acid tryptophan, the polypeptide gramicidin as well as insulin, myoglobin and hemoglobin. We discuss the experimental evidence that the detector is actually sensitive to isolated neutral particles

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Published date: 13 October 2009

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Local EPrints ID: 144269
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/144269
ISSN: 0957-4484
PURE UUID: 19293b49-6502-4e1a-8d8e-33691b0197b5

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Date deposited: 14 Apr 2010 08:35
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 23:08

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Author: Markus Marksteiner
Author: Alexander Divochiy
Author: Michele Sclafani
Author: Philipp Haslinger
Author: Hendrik Ulbricht
Author: Alexander Korneev
Author: Alexander Semenov
Author: Gregory Gol’tsman
Author: Markus Arndt

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