A near-infrared 64-pixel superconducting nanowire single photon detector array with integrated multiplexed readout

@inproceedings{Allman2015AN6,
  title={A near-infrared 64-pixel superconducting nanowire single photon detector array with integrated multiplexed readout},
  author={Michael Shane Allman and Varun B. Verma and Martin J Stevens and Thomas Gerrits and Robert D. Horansky and Adriana E. Lita and Francesco Marsili and Andrew D. Beyer and Matthew D. Shaw and Daniel Kumor and Richard P. Mirin and Sae Woo Nam},
  booktitle={Europe Optics + Optoelectronics},
  year={2015}
}
We demonstrate a 64-pixel free-space-coupled array of superconducting nanowire single photon detectors optimized for high detection efficiency in the near-infrared range. An integrated, readily scalable, multiplexed readout scheme is employed to reduce the number of readout lines to 16. The cryogenic, optical, and electronic packaging to read out the array, as well as characterization measurements are discussed. 

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