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Hybrid Detectors



Sergey V. Polyakov, Alan L. Migdall, Franco N. Wong, Ivo P. Degiovanni, Ian Walmsley, Hendrik B. Coldenstrodt-Ronge


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 operation for these methods and illustrate their utility in a number of applications showing new or improved capabilities compared with conventional methods.
Single-Photon Generation and Detection: Physics and Applications
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Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA


Photon-number-resolving detectors, single-photon detectors, multiplexing


Polyakov, S. , Migdall, A. , Wong, F. , Degiovanni, I. , Walmsley, I. and Coldenstrodt-Ronge, H. (2013), Hybrid Detectors, Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA, [online], (Accessed June 12, 2024)


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Created November 29, 2013, Updated February 19, 2017