Improved single-photon detection

Radhika Rangarajan, Nicholas A. Peters, Onur Hosten, Joseph B. Altepeter, Evan R. Jeffrey, Paul G Kwiat

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Abstract

Visible light photon counters (VLPCs) and solid-state photomultipliers (SSPMs) facilitate efficient single-photon detection. We are attempting to improve their efficiency, previously limited to < 88% by coupling losses, via anti-reflection coatings, better electronics and cryogenics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
DOIs
StatePublished - 2006
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006 - Long Beach, CA, United States
Duration: May 21 2006May 26 2006

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, CLEO/QELS 2006
CountryUnited States
CityLong Beach, CA
Period5/21/065/26/06

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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