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Experimental Investigation of On-Chip ESR Techniques in Multiple Temperature Regimes

Title: Experimental Investigation of On-Chip ESR Techniques in Multiple Temperature Regimes.
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Name(s): Zabalo, Aidan, author
Chiorescu, Irinel, professor directing thesis
Baumbach, Ryan Eagle, committee member
Capstick, Simon, committee member
Hill, S. (Stephen Olof), committee member
Florida State University, degree granting institution
College of Arts and Sciences, degree granting college
Department of Physics, degree granting department
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: 2016
Publisher: Florida State University
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Florida
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource (38 pages)
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The underlying physics and spin dynamics that govern magnetic molecules yield ideal behavior for their potential use as qubits in a quantum computer. To characterize the spin dynamics of these magnetic molecules, electron spin resonance (ESR) techniques are often used. In this study, a method in which the use of superconducting quantum interference devices (SQUIDs) and vibrating sample magnetometry (VSM) technologies can be combined with traditional ESR measurements is explored. This was achieved by modification of a commercial sample probe such that microwaves can effectively reach the sample under study. Additionally, the ability to tune the coupling parameter of a superconducting cavity is achieved through the use of temperature and magnetic field. This is of particular importance in on-chip ESR measurements and can be described by the losses in the device. This investigation describes a versatile setup which can be used to study a variety of magnetic molecules in multiple temperature regimes.
Identifier: FSU_2016SP_Zabalo_fsu_0071N_13258 (IID)
Submitted Note: A Thesis submitted to the Department of Physics in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science.
Degree Awarded: Spring Semester 2016.
Date of Defense: April 11, 2016.
Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Advisory Committee: Irinel Chiorescu, Professor Directing Thesis; Ryan Baumbach, Committee Member; Simon Capstick, Committee Member; Stephen Hill, Committee Member.
Subject(s): Physics
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_2016SP_Zabalo_fsu_0071N_13258
Host Institution: FSU

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Zabalo, A. (2016). Experimental Investigation of On-Chip ESR Techniques in Multiple Temperature Regimes. Retrieved from http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_2016SP_Zabalo_fsu_0071N_13258