Resolving subwavelength variations in the response of NbN nanowire single photon detectors

J.J. Renema, Q. Wang, R. Gaudio, A. Engel, M. P. Van Exter, A. Fiore, M.J.A. de Dood

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Abstract

We use quantum detector tomography to identify photon assisted vortex entry as the photon detection mechanism in superconducting NbN nanowires. We exploit the polarization dependence to resolve the response of the nanowire with subwavelength resolution.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Frontiers in Optics 2015, FIO 2015
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580033
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
EventFrontiers in Optics 2015, (FIO 2015) - San Jose, United States
Duration: 18 Oct 201522 Oct 2015

Conference

ConferenceFrontiers in Optics 2015, (FIO 2015)
Abbreviated titleFIO2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period18/10/1522/10/15

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