FIB lithography allows reducing sample cross-section as well as making electrical contacts on sub-micron scale, making possible current densities as high as MA cm2. FPGA logic can track and respond to changes in sample properties (e.g. onset of dissipation) within microseconds, protecting the sample and recording the signal.
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- A nano-bridge for Jc measurements. A nano-bridge for Jc measurements.
- Jc measurement in pulsed fields. Jc measurement in pulsed fields.
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