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Ultra Low Dark-count-rate Up-conversion Single Photon Detector

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Author(s)

Xiao Tang, Lijun Ma, Oliver T. Slattery

Abstract

We have demonstrated an ultra low noise up-conversion single photon detector using a periodically poled lithium niobate waveguide. The dark count rate of this detector is lower than 100 counts/second with 10% detection efficiency.
Proceedings Title
Proceedings of 2010 IEEE Photonics Society Annual Meeting
Conference Dates
November 7-11, 2010
Conference Location
Denver, CO
Conference Title
The 23rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics Society

Keywords

Single photon detector, Frequency up-conversion, Dark count rate

Citation

Tang, X. , Ma, L. and Slattery, O. (2010), Ultra Low Dark-count-rate Up-conversion Single Photon Detector, Proceedings of 2010 IEEE Photonics Society Annual Meeting , Denver, CO, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=906177 (Accessed May 21, 2024)

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Created November 7, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017