Dictionary.com

Josephson junction

[ joh-zuhf-suhn juhngk-shuhn, -suhf- ]
/ ˈdʒoʊ zəf sən ˈdʒʌŋk ʃən, -səf- /
Save This Word!

noun Electronics.
a high-speed switch, used in experimental computers, that operates on the basis of a radiative phenomenon (Jo·seph·sonef·fect ) exhibited by a pair of superconductors separated by a thin insulator. Abbreviation: JJ
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of Josephson junction

First recorded in 1965–70; after B. D. Josephson, who predicted the existence of the effect
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use Josephson junction in a sentence

FEEDBACK