Series-nanowire photon number resolving detector counting up to 24 photons

Francesco Mattioli, Zili Zhou, Alessandro Gaggero, Rosalinda Gaudio, Roberto Leoni, Andrea Fiore

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Abstract

A 24-pixel photon-number-resolving-detector (PNRD) based on superconducting nanowires in a series configuration is demonstrated. Distinct output levels corresponding to the detection of 0-25 photons are observed, due to the high signal-to-noise ratio.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Place of PublicationWashington
PublisherOptical Society of America (OSA)
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic) 978-1-55752-968-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 10 Aug 2015
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, United States
Duration: 10 May 201515 May 2015
Conference number: 11
http://www.cleopr2015.org/

Conference

ConferenceConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Abbreviated titleCLEO 2015
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/05/1515/05/15
Internet address

Keywords

  • Detectors
  • High-speed optical techniques
  • Nanowires
  • Optical device fabrication
  • Optical films
  • Optical sensors
  • Photonics

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