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11. Ultra-short gates improve the performance of high-speed gated single photon avalanche diodes
Published: 5/28/2014
Authors: Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C Bienfang, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We gate a InGaAs/InP single-photon avalanche diode with a narrow periodic gate obtained by summing a 1.25 GHz sinusoid with its second and third harmonic. The temporal width (FWHM) of the gate is kept below 200 ps by adjusting relative weight of the ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=916079

12. Hybrid Detectors
Published: 11/29/2013
Authors: Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall, Franco N.C. Wong, Ivo P Degiovanni, Ian Walmsley, Hendrik B Coldenstrodt-Ronge
Abstract: We present an overview of e orts to improve photon-counting detection systems through the use of hybrid detection techniques such as spatial- and time-multiplexing of conventional detectors, and frequency up-conversion. We review the basic operatio ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914457

13. Single-Photon Sources and Detectors Book: Chapter 1: Introduction
Published: 11/29/2013
Authors: Joshua C Bienfang, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall, Sergey V Polyakov
Abstract: In the beginning there was light. And it was good. Not long thereafter people began to look for a comprehensive understanding of its nature. While the publication record starts o a little spotty, in the fth century BC the Greek philosopher Empedocl ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=914574

14. Deterministic Generation of Single-Photons via Multiplexing Repetitive Parametric Downconversions
Published: 7/17/2013
Authors: Boris L. Glebov, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We show through Monte Carlo simulation, under realistic experimental conditions that a system which is composed of a just a few repetitive spontaneous parametric downconversion processes can approximate an on-demand single-photon source.
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913800

15. Mode reconstruction of a light field by multi-photon statistics
Published: 7/15/2013
Authors: Elizabeth A Goldschmidt, Fabrizio Piacentini, I. Ruo Berchera, Sergey V Polyakov, Silke Peters, Stefan Kuck, Giorgio Brida, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Alan L Migdall, Marco Genovese
Abstract: Knowing the underlying number and structure of occupied modes of a light field plays a crucial role in minimizing loss and decoherence of quantum information. Typically, full characterization of the mode structure involves a series of several separ ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913292

16. Photon-Number-Resolved Detection of Photon-Subtracted Thermal Light
Published: 6/18/2013
Authors: Jingyun Fan, Yanhua (Yanhua) Zhai, Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Boris L. Glebov, Adriana Eleni Lita, Brice R. Calkins, Thomas Gerrits, Sae Woo Nam, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We examine the photon statistics of photon-subtracted thermal light using photonnumberresolving detection. We show the photon-number distribution transforms from a Bose-Einstein distribution to a Poisson distribution as the number of ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913421

17. Gigahertz-gated InGaAs SPAD system with avalanche charge sensitivity approaching the fundamental limit
Published: 5/29/2013
Authors: Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C Bienfang, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We present an InGaAs/InP single-photon detection system operating at 1.25 GHz with detection efficiency above 50 % and per-gate afterpulse probability, measured 24.8 ns after an avalanche, below 0.2 %. The high efficiency and low afterpulse probabili ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913764

18. Practical implementation of a test of event-based corpuscular model as an alternative to quantum mechanics
Published: 5/8/2013
Authors: Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Fabrizio Piacentini, Giorgio Brida, Marco Genovese, Paola Traina
Abstract: We describe in detail the first experimental test that distinguishes between an event-based corpuscular model of the interaction of photons with matter and quantum mechanics. The test looks at the interference that results as a single photon passe ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=912960

19. Demonstrating a High Symmetric Single-Photon Heralding Efficiency in Spontaneous Parametric Downconversion
Published: 5/6/2013
Authors: Marcelo Pereira, Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Boris L. Glebov, Jingyun Fan, Sae Woo Nam, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We demonstrate a symmetric, single-spatial mode, single-photon heralding efficiency of 84% for a type-II spontaneous parametric downconversion process. This achievement of high efficiency, single-spatial mode collection is key to enabling many quantu ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=913209

20. Storage and retrieval of excitations on a long-lived spin transition in a rare-earth ion-doped crystal
Published: 4/22/2013
Authors: Elizabeth A Goldschmidt, Sergey V Polyakov, Alan L Migdall, Sarah E. Beavan, Matthew J. Sellars
Abstract: We demonstrate coherent generation, storage, and retrieval of excitations on a long-lived spin transition via spontaneous Raman scattering in a rare-earth ion-doped crystal. This is the first demonstration of its kind in a solid and an enabli ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908766



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