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  • Vol. 80, Iss. 7 — Jul. 1, 2013
  • pp: 435–438

Investigating the detection regimes of a superconducting single-photon detector

M. S. Elezov, A. V. Semenov, P. P. An, M. A. Tarkhov, G. N. Goltsman, A. I. Kardakova, and A. Yu. Kazakov  »View Author Affiliations


Journal of Optical Technology, Vol. 80, Issue 7, pp. 435-438 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/JOT.80.000435


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Abstract

The detection regimes of a superconducting single-photon detector have been investigated. A technique is proposed for determining the regions in which “pure regimes” predominate. Based on experimental data, the dependences of the internal quantum efficiency on the bias current are determined in the one-, two-, and three-photon detection regimes.

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OCIS Codes
(030.5290) Coherence and statistical optics : Photon statistics
(040.3060) Detectors : Infrared
(060.2390) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics, infrared

History
Original Manuscript: March 7, 2013
Published: July 5, 2013

Citation
M. S. Elezov, A. V. Semenov, P. P. An, M. A. Tarkhov, G. N. Goltsman, A. I. Kardakova, and A. Yu. Kazakov, "Investigating the detection regimes of a superconducting single-photon detector," J. Opt. Technol. 80, 435-438 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/jot/abstract.cfm?URI=jot-80-7-435


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