Kirtley Scientific - John R. Kirtley



We performed the first double junction geometry measurements of quasiparticle lifetimes and energy distributions.

"Experimental determination of the quasiparticle energy distribution in a non-equilibrium superconductor", S.B. Kaplan, J.R. Kirtley, and D.N. Langenberg, Phys. Rev. Lett. 39,291(1977).

"Quasiparticle Energy Distribution and Relaxation Times in a Tunnel-Injected Superconductor", J. R. Kirtley, D. S. Kent, D. N. Langenberg, S. B. Kaplan, J. J. Chang, and C. C. Yang, Phys. Rev. B 22, 1218 (1980).