We demonstrate use of silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs) in single photon counting mode for detection of very weak laser induced fluorescence (LIF). Detection of LIF in DNA-sequencing has been performed with three different commercially available SiPMs.
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V. H. Dhulla, L. Cheng, G. Gudkov, A. Tsupryk, I. Tovkach, and V. Gorfinkel, "Silicon Photomultiplier: Detector for Highly Sensitive Detection of Fluorescence Signals," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CMQ6.
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