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A kilopixel array of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors



Varun Verma, Adriana Lita, Sae Woo Nam, R P. Mirin, Emma Wollman, William Farr, Matthew Shaw


We present a 1024-element imaging array of superconducting nanowire single photon detectors (SNSPDs) using a 32x32 row-column multiplexing architecture. Large arrays are desirable for applications such as imaging, spectroscopy, or particle detection.
Optics Express


superconducting detector, nanowire, single-photon, array, imaging, spectroscopy


Verma, V. , Lita, A. , Nam, S. , Mirin, R. , Wollman, E. , Farr, W. and Shaw, M. (2019), A kilopixel array of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors, Optics Express (Accessed March 2, 2024)
Created November 18, 2019, Updated May 5, 2023