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25 September 2012 A multiplexer for the AC/DC characterization of TES-based bolometers and microcalorimeters
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At SRON we are developing the Frequency Domain Multiplexing (FDM) for the read-out of the TES-based detector array for the future infrared and X-ray space mission. We describe the performances of a multiplexer designed to increase the experimental throughput in the characterisation of ultra-low noise equivalent power (NEP) TES bolometers and high energy resolving power X-ray microcalorimeters arrays under ac and dc bias. We discuss the results obtained using the TiAu TES bolometers array fabricated at SRON with measured dark NEP below 5 · 10−19W/ √ Hz and saturation power of several fW.
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L. Gottardi, H. Akamatsu, M. Bruijn, J.R. Gao, R. den Hartog, R. Hijmering, H. Hoevers, P. Khosropanah, J. van der Kuur, T. van der Linden, M. Lindeman, and M. Ridder "A multiplexer for the AC/DC characterization of TES-based bolometers and microcalorimeters", Proc. SPIE 8453, High Energy, Optical, and Infrared Detectors for Astronomy V, 845333 (25 September 2012); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.925506
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