1. Detection Methods with Cryogenic Particle and Radiation Sensors.
1.1 Quasiparticle detectors. Interaction of nuclear radiation with superconductors.
1.2 Superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) detectors.
1.3 Microcalorimeters based on transition edge sensors (TES).
1.4 Other cryogenic detectors.
Chapter 2. Front-end Read-out Electronic Circuits.
2.1 FET transconductance preamplifiers.
2.2 Dynamics and noise of JFET amplifiers.
2.3 SQUID current amplifiers.
2.4 SQUID control electronics.
2.5 SQUID amplifier in the small signal limit (noise).
2.6 SQUID current amplifier in the large signal limit (dynamics).
2.7 SQUID current amplifier at ultra low temperature.
2.8 SQUID voltage amplifier.
Chapter 3. Energy Resolution (FWHM) of Superconducting Detectors.
3.1 Signal-to-noise ratio, equivalent noise charge and noise linewidth of nucleonic channels. General information.
3.2 Signal-to-noise ratio, energy resolution at FWHM of STJ detectors.
3.3 Noise equivalent power, energy resolution at FWHM of TES microcalorimeters.
3.4 Dynamics and noise of time variant spectrometers.
3.5 Signal-to-Noise ratio of detector arrays with multiplexed readout.
Chapter 4. Pulse Processing Electronics.
4.1 Pulse processing techniques.
4.2 Analogue-to-digital conversion.
4.3 Digital rise (fall) time discrimination.
4.4 Superconductor digital spectrometer.
4.5 Selected topics on the hardware design.
Chapter 5. Applications of Systems Based on Superconducting Detectors.
5.1 Electron-Probe Nanoanalysis with cryogenic detectors.
5.2 Biopolymer mass spectrometer.
Chapter 6. Selected Topics of Analysis and Synthesis of Detector Systems.
6.1 Analogue electronic circuitry analysis and design principles.
6.2 Discrete-time systems and Systems with periodically changing parameters.
6.3 Inductance calculations of the superconducting structures.