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Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
San Jose, California United States
May 6-11, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-943-5
Symposium on Exploring the Quantum Frontiers of Communications II: Quantum Limits to Classical Communications (JTh3K)

High-Speed Single-Photon Detection at 1550 nm via Cascaded Frequency Upconversion

Jason Pelc, Qiang Zhang, Christopher R. Phillips, Leo Yu, Yoshihisa Yamamoto, and Martin M. Fejer  »View Author Affiliations


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We demonstrate two-stage upconversion of single-photon signals from 1550 nm to the green spectral region with 87% internal efficiency with low excess noise, enabling sub-70-ps timing-jitter detection with Si avalanche photodiodes.

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OCIS Codes
(190.7220) Nonlinear optics : Upconversion
(230.0040) Optical devices : Detectors
(270.5565) Quantum optics : Quantum communications

J. Pelc, Q. Zhang, C. R. Phillips, L. Yu, Y. Yamamoto, and M. M. Fejer, "High-Speed Single-Photon Detection at 1550 nm via Cascaded Frequency Upconversion," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2012, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper JTh3K.5.

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