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International Quantum Electronics Conference
San Francisco, California United States
May 16, 2004
ISBN: 1-55752-770-9
Single Photon Symposium IV (IThD)

Response of Geiger mode APDs for different numbers of input photons

Yimin Kang and Yu-Hwa Lo

http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/IQEC.2004.IThD4


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Abstract

For the first time we obtained the response of Geiger-mode APDs for different numbers of photon or dark carriers. We have shown the avalanche probabilities for one, two, and three photons at different discrimination levels.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(270.0270) Quantum optics : Quantum optics
(270.5570) Quantum optics : Quantum detectors

Citation
Y. Kang and Y. Lo, "Response of Geiger mode APDs for different numbers of input photons," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper IThD4.
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/abstract.cfm?URI=IQEC-2004-IThD4


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