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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 5 — Feb. 28, 2011
  • pp: 4210–4216

Integrated array of 2-μm antimonide-based single-photon counting devices

M. A. Diagne, M. Greszik, E. K. Duerr, J. J. Zayhowski, M. J. Manfra, R. J. Bailey, J. P. Donnelly, and G. W. Turner  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 5, pp. 4210-4216 (2011)

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A 32x32 Sb-based Geiger-mode (GM) avalanche photodiode array, operating at 2 μm with three-dimensional imaging capability, is presented. The array is interfaced with a ROIC (readout integrated circuit) in which each pixel can detect a photon and record the arrival time. The hybridized unit for the 1000-element focal plane array, when operated at 77K with 1 V overbias range, shows an average dark count rate of 1.5 kHz. Three-dimensional range images of objects were acquired.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2550) Image processing : Focal-plane-array image processors
(250.1345) Optoelectronics : Avalanche photodiodes (APDs)

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Original Manuscript: November 15, 2010
Revised Manuscript: December 27, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: December 29, 2010
Published: February 17, 2011

M. A. Diagne, M. Greszik, E. K. Duerr, J. J. Zayhowski, M. J. Manfra, R. J. Bailey, J. P. Donnelly, and G. W. Turner, "Integrated array of 2-μm antimonide-based single-photon counting devices," Opt. Express 19, 4210-4216 (2011)

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