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.
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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.
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