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Bandwidth-enhanced superconducting nanowire single photon detectors for telecom wavelengths

Published

Author(s)

Stephan Krapick, Marina Hesselberg, Varun B. Verma, Igor Vayshenker, Sae Woo Nam, Richard P. Mirin

Abstract

We present a single-photon detector providing system detection efficiencies of at least (86.7 ± 0.9) % from 1450 nm to 1640 nm. It comprises bilayer superconducting WSi nanowires in conjunction with all-dielectric structures for optical impedance matching.
Proceedings Title
2017 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Conference Dates
May 14-19, 2017
Conference Location
San Jose, CA

Keywords

snspd, single photon detectors
Created May 14, 2017, Updated July 26, 2019