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Detecting Single Infrared Photons with 93 % System Efficiency

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Francesco F. Marsili, Varun B. Verma, Jeffrey A. Stern, Sean D. Harrington, Adriana E. Lita, Thomas Gerrits, Igor Vayshenker, Burm Baek, Matthew D. Shaw, Richard P. Mirin, Sae Woo Nam

Abstract

Single-photon detectors (SPDs) are nonlinear transducers that respond to the absorption of one or more photons with an electrical signal1. SPDs at near infrared wavelengths with high system detection efficiency (> 90%), low dark count rate (
Citation
Nature
Created February 25, 2013, Updated February 19, 2017