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International Quantum Electronics Conference
Baltimore, Maryland United States
May 31, 2009 - June 5, 2009
ISBN: 978-1-55752-869-8
Single Photon Quantum Technologies (ITuM)

Detection Speeds for Single-Photon Detectors Based on Photoconductive Gain

Mary Rowe, G. Mackay. Salley, Eric J. Gansen, Shelley M. Etzel, Sae Woo Nam, and Richard P. Mirin


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We investigate the limits on detection speed for single-photon detectors based on photoconductive gain. We outline how to apply this approach to a quantum dot, optically gated, field-effect transistor photodetector.

© 2009 The Optical Society

OCIS Codes
(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.3780) Detectors : Low light level
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors

M. Rowe, G. M. Salley, E. J. Gansen, S. M. Etzel, S. W. Nam, and R. P. Mirin, "Detection Speeds for Single-Photon Detectors Based on Photoconductive Gain," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper ITuM3.

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