Improvements in photon number-resolving detection

Kevin Zielnicki, Radhika Rangarajan, Paul G Kwiat

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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 publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - 2010
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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    Zielnicki, K., Rangarajan, R., & Kwiat, P. G. (2010). Improvements in photon number-resolving detection. In Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 [5500054]