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Applications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications
Toronto Canada
July 10-14, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-914-5
Ladar II (LThB)

NFADs as Single Photon SSPMs

Mark A. Itzler, K. Slomkowski, and X. Jiang  »View Author Affiliations


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We present results for negative feedback avalanche diodes (NFADs), which are InPbased SWIR solid-state photomultipliers with single-photon sensitivity operated with just a DC bias. We demonstrate photon number resolution for a matrix of NFAD elements.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5260) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon counting
(040.5570) Detectors : Quantum detectors
(040.1345) Detectors : Avalanche photodiodes (APDs)

M. A. Itzler, K. Slomkowski, and X. Jiang, "NFADs as Single Photon SSPMs," in Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper LThB4.

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