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Single-photon detection using a semiconductor quantum dot, optically gated, field-effect transistor

Published

Author(s)

Eric Gansen, Mary A. Rowe, Danna Rosenberg, Marion Greene, Todd E. Harvey, Mark Su, Robert Hadfield, Sae Woo Nam, Richard Mirin

Abstract

We demonstrate the operation of a novel quantum dot, optically gated, field-effect transistor as a photon detector. The device is shown to exhibit single-photon sensitivity, a linear response, and an internal quantum efficiency of 73%.
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

field-effect transistor, quantum dot, single-photon detector

Citation

Gansen, E. , Rowe, M. , Rosenberg, D. , Greene, M. , Harvey, T. , Su, M. , Hadfield, R. , Nam, S. and Mirin, R. (2006), Single-photon detection using a semiconductor quantum dot, optically gated, field-effect transistor, Tech. Dig., Conf. on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Long Beach, CA, USA, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=32165 (Accessed April 24, 2024)
Created May 25, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021