Definition of Josephson junction
: 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
Origin of josephson junction
Brian D. Josephson
First Known Use: 1965
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