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Josephson junction

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noun Jo·seph·son junction \ˈjō-zəf-sən- also -səf-sən-\

Definition of Josephson junction

  1. :  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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