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Fast lifetime measurements of infrared emitters with low-jitter superconducting single photon detectors

Published

Author(s)

Martin Stevens, Robert Hadfield, Robert E. Schwall, James A. Gupta, Sae Woo Nam, Richard Mirin

Abstract

We use a superconducting single photon detector with 65 ps jitter and <40 Hz dark count rate to measure spontaneous emission lifetimes of quantum wells emitting light in the 900-1300 nm wavelength range.
Proceedings Title
Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Conference Dates
May 21-26, 2006
Conference Location
Long Beach, CA, USA
Conference Title
Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, Optical Society of America

Keywords

photodetectors, picosecond phenomena, semiconductors, including MQW

Citation

Stevens, M. , Hadfield, R. , Schwall, R. , Gupta, J. , Nam, S. and Mirin, R. (2006), Fast lifetime measurements of infrared emitters with low-jitter superconducting single photon detectors, Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Long Beach, CA, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32166 (Accessed April 13, 2024)
Created May 25, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021