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31. Extending single-photon optimized superconducting transition edge sensors beyond the single-photon counting regime
Published: 10/2/2012
Authors: Thomas Gerrits, Brice R. Calkins, Nathan A Tomlin, Adriana Eleni Lita, Alan L Migdall, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P Mirin
Abstract: Photon number resolving transition-edge sensors (TES) are the cutting-edge enabling technology for high quantum efficiency photon counting when the number of photons of an input state needs to be determined. The TES developed at NIST reliably sho ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908304

32. An algorithm for finding clusters with a known distribution and its application to photon-number resolution using a superconducting transition-edge sensor
Published: 7/20/2012
Authors: Zachary H Levine, Thomas Gerrits, Alan L Migdall, Daniel Victor Samarov, Brice R. Calkins, Adriana Eleni Lita, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: Improving photon-number resolution of single-photon sensitive detectors is important for many applications, as is extending the range of such detectors. Here we seek improved resolution for a particular Superconducting Transition-Edge Sensor (TES) t ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=911195

33. Ancilla assisted calibration of a measuring apparatus
Published: 6/19/2012
Authors: Alan L Migdall, Giorgio Brida, L. Ciavarella, Ivo Pietro Degiovanni, Marco Genovese, M. G. Mingolla, M. G. A. Paris, Fabrizio Piacentini, S. V. Polyakov
Abstract: The rapid development of quantum systems has enabled a wide range of novel and innovative technologies, from quantum information processing to quantum etrology and imaging [1{13], mainly based on optical systems. Precise characterization techniques o ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910445

34. Time-domain measurements of afterpulsing in InGaAs/InP SPAD gated with sub-nanosecond pulses
Published: 5/28/2012
Authors: Alessandro Restelli, Joshua C Bienfang, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We experimentally investigate afterpulsing in an InGaAs single-photon avalanche diode (SPAD) operating in the biasing and sensing regime of periodic-gating techniques. These techniques support single-photon counting at rates in the 100 MHz range ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910727

35. Extending single-photon optimized superconducting transition edge sensors beyond the single-photon counting regime
Published: 5/6/2012
Authors: Thomas Gerrits, Brice R. Calkins, Nathan A Tomlin, Adriana Eleni Lita, Alan L Migdall, Richard P Mirin, Sae Woo Nam
Abstract: We illuminate a photon-number-resolving transition edge sensor with strong pulses of light containing up to 6.7 million photons (0.85 pJ per pulse). These bright pulses heat the sensor far beyond its transition edge into the normal resistance reg ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=910311

36. M-ary state phase-shift keying discrimination below the homodyne limit
Published: 12/22/2011
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Gerald Baumgartner, Sergey V Polyakov, Julius Goldhar, Jonathan Kosloski, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: We investigate a strategy for M-ary discrimination of nonorthogonal phase states with error rates below the homodyne limit. This strategy uses feed forward to update a reference field and Signal nulling for the state discriminati ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908874

37. Coalescence of Single Photons Emitted by Disparate Single Photon Sources: The Example of InAs Quantum Dots and Parametric Down-Conversion Sources
Published: 10/5/2011
Authors: Sergey V Polyakov, Andreas Muller, Alexander E. Ling, Natalia Borjemscaia Rutter, Edward B. (Edward) Flagg, Edward Van Keuren, Alan L Migdall, Glenn Scott Solomon
Abstract: In quantum mechanics, particles in identical states are indistinguishable, giving rise to effects with no classical analog. Single photons produced by fundamentally dissimilar physical processes will in general not be indistinguishable. We show how ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=907250

38. Extending single-photon optimized superconducting transition edge sensors beyond the single-photon counting regime
Published: 9/19/2011
Authors: Thomas Gerrits, Brice R. Calkins, Nathan A Tomlin, Adriana Eleni Lita, Alan L Migdall, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P Mirin
Abstract: Photon number resolving transition-edge sensors (TES) are the cutting-edge enabling technology for high quantum efficiency photon number counting. The TES developed at NIST reliably show system detection efficiencies of more than 95%, and even ap ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=908784

39. State Discriminiation Signal Nulling Receivers
Published: 9/6/2011
Authors: Francisco E. Becerra Chavez, Jingyun Fan, Gerald Baumgartner, Sergey V Polyakov, Julius Goldhar, Jonathan Kosloski, Alan L Migdall
Abstract: Optimized state-discrimination receiver strategies for nonorthogonal states can improve the capacity of the communication channels operating with error rates below the ones corresponding to conventional receivers. Coherent signal-nulling receivers us ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=909465

40. Single-Photon Sources and Detectors
Published: 7/27/2011
Authors: M D. Eisaman, Jingyun Fan, Alan L Migdall, Sergey V Polyakov
Abstract: We review the current status of single-photon-source and single-photon-detector technologies operating at wavelengths from the ultraviolet to the infrared. We discuss applications of these technologies to quantum communication, a field that is curre ...
http://www.nist.gov/manuscript-publication-search.cfm?pub_id=906973



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