Electron thermometry, refrigeration and heat transport in nanostructures at sub-kelvin temperatures

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School of Science | Doctoral thesis (article-based) | Defence date: 2017-05-12
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125 + app. 49
Aalto University publication series DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS, 80/2017
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Pekola, Jukka P., Prof., Aalto University, Department of Applied Physics, Finland
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Pekola, Jukka P., Prof., Aalto University, Department of Applied Physics, Finland
electron thermometry, refrigeration, tunnel junctions, heat
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  • [Publication 1]: A. V. Feshchenko , M. Meschke, D. Gunnarsson, M. Prunnila, L. Roschier, J. S. Penttila, J. P. Pekola. Primary Thermometry in the Intermediate Coulomb Blockade Regime. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 173, 36 (9 pages), April 2013.
    DOI: 10.1007/s10909-013-0874-x View at publisher
  • [Publication 2]: A. V. Feshchenko, L. Casparis, I. M. Khaymovich, D. Maradan, O.-P. Saira, M. Palma, M. Meschke, J. P. Pekola, D. M. Zumbuhl. Tunnel-Junction Thermometry Down to Millikelvin Temperatures. Physical Review Applied, 4, 034001 (9 pages), September 2015.
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevApplied.4.034001 View at publisher
  • [Publication 3]: A. V. Feshchenko, J. V. Koski, J. P. Pekola. Experimental realization of a Coulomb blockade refrigerator. Physical Review B, 90, 201407(R) (5 pages), November 2014.
    DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.90.201407 View at publisher
  • [Publication 4]: A. V. Feshchenko, O.-P. Saira, J. T. Peltonen, J. P. Pekola. Thermal conductance of Nb thin films at sub-kelvin temperatures. Scientific Reports, 7, 41728 (13 pages), February 2017.
    DOI: 10.1038/srep41728 View at publisher
  • [Publication 5]: M. Koberidze, A. V. Feshchenko, M. J. Puska, R. M. Nieminen, J. P. Pekola. Effect of interface geometry on electron tunnelling in Al/Al2O3/Al junctions. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 49, 165303 (8 pages), March 2016.
    DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/49/16/165303 View at publisher