US Patent No. 10,398,031

INTEGRATING JOSEPHSON AMPLIFIERS OR JOSEPHSON MIXERS INTO PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS


Patent No. 10,398,031
Issue Date August 27, 2019
Title Integrating Josephson Amplifiers Or Josephson Mixers Into Printed Circuit Boards
Inventorship Baleegh Abdo, Fishkill, NY (US)
Nicholas T. Bronn, Long Island City, NY (US)
Oblesh Jinka, Stamford, CT (US)
Salvatore B. Olivadese, Stamford, CT (US)
Assignee INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Armonk, NY (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,398,031

1. A printed circuit board (PCB) comprising:one or more board layers; and
a first chip cavity formed within the one or more board layers, wherein a first Josephson amplifier or Josephson mixer is disposed within the first chip cavity;
wherein the first Josephson amplifier or Josephson mixer comprises at least one port, each port connected to at least one connector disposed on at least one of the one or more board layers;
wherein at least one of the one or more board layers comprises a circuit trace formed on the at least one of the one or more board layers;
a first cover and a second cover;
the first cover operable to mount or enclose the first Josephson amplifier or Josephson mixer, wherein the first cover is disposed on a first external layer of the one or more board layers; and
the second cover operable to enclose the first Josephson amplifier or Josephson mixer, wherein the second cover is disposed on a second external layer of the one or more board layers.