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.
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M. J. Stevens, R. H. Hadfield, R. E. Schwall, J. A. Gupta, S. W. Nam, and R. P. Mirin, "Fast Lifetime Measurements of Infrared Emitters with Low-jitter Superconducting Single Photon Detectors," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuS5.
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