Improvements in photon number-resolving detection

Kevin Zielnicki, Radhika Rangarajan, Paul G. Kwiat

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Abstract

Visible light photon counters (VLPCs) enable efficient single-photon detection with photon number-resolving capability. In our system, we observe up to 5 simultaneous photons, with a detector signal pulse height distribution that matches theoretical predictions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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