Accession Number:

ADA218805

Title:

Application of High-Temperature Superconducting Thin-Film Devices to Electro-Optical and Electronic Warfare Systems

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo Jun 1988-Dec 1989

Corporate Author:

JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV LAUREL MD APPLIED PHYSICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1990-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

This report gives an assessment of the impact of high-temperature superconductivity on applications in electro-optical and electronic warfare. Prior art in low-temperature superconductivity provides many examples of potential applications. It is essential that the feasibility of developing and using specific high-temperature superconducting devices, such as radiation detectors and passive microwave components, be determined before significant systems investment occurs. Research and development activities at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory aimed at implementing such thin- film devices are underway.

Subject Categories:

  • Countermeasures

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE