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CLEO: QELS_Fundamental Science
San Jose, California United States
June 9-14, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-55752-972-5
Quantum Detectors (QM4L)

Ultra-low Noise Upconversion Single-Photon Detector in the Telecom Band

Guoliang Shentu, Jason S. Pelc, Xiao-Dong Wang, Martin Fejer, Qiang Zhang, and Jian-Wei Pan  »View Author Affiliations


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We demonstrate upconversion single-photon detection for the 1550-nm band using a PPLN waveguide, long-wavelength pump, and narrowband filtering. We achievetotal-system detection efficiency of 30% with noise at the dark-count level of a silicon APD.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors

G. Shentu, J. S. Pelc, X. Wang, M. Fejer, Q. Zhang, and J. Pan, "Ultra-low Noise Upconversion Single-Photon Detector in the Telecom Band," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper QM4L.5.

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