Atomic vapor-based high efficiency photon detectors

Daniel F.V. James, Paul G. Kwiat

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Abstract

We describe a detector for weak optical fields employing an atomic vapor as the active medium, combined with the "cycling transition" readout perfected for ion traps. Theoretical calculations suggest detection efficiency >99% may be attainable.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PagesQME2/1-QME2/2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2003
EventTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS) - Baltimore, MD., United States
Duration: Jun 1 2003Jun 6 2003

Other

OtherTrends in Optics and Photonics Series: Quantum electronics and Laser Science (QELS)
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD.
Period6/1/036/6/03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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