We fabricate and test superconducting NbN-nanowire single-photon detectors with an integrated optical cavity and anti-reflection coating. We design the cavity and coating such as to maximize absorption in the NbN film of the detector.
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K. M. Rosfjord, J. K. Yang, E. A. Dauler, V. Anant, K. K. Berggren, A. J. Kerman, B. M. Voronov, and G. N. Goltsman, "Increased Detection Efficiencies of Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors by Integration of an Optical Cavity and Anti-Reflection Coating," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper JTuF2.
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