Demonstration of sub-3 ps temporal resolution with a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector

@article{Korzh2020DemonstrationOS,
  title={Demonstration of sub-3 ps temporal resolution with a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector},
  author={Boris A. Korzh and Qingyuan Zhao and Jason P. Allmaras and Simone Frasca and Travis M. Autry and Eric Bersin and Andrew D. Beyer and Ryan M. Briggs and Bruce Bumble and Marco Colangelo and Garrison M Crouch and Andrew E. Dane and Thomas Gerrits and Adriana E. Lita and Francesco Marsili and Galan Moody and Cristian Pena and Edward Ramirez and Jacob D. Rezac and Neil Sinclair and Martin J Stevens and Angel Enriques Velasco and Varun B. Verma and Emma E. Wollman and Si Xie and Di Zhu and Paul D. Hale and Maria Spiropulu and Kevin L. Silverman and Richard P. Mirin and Sae Woo Nam and Alexander G. Kozorezov and Matthew D. Shaw and Karl K. Berggren},
  journal={Nature Photonics},
  year={2020},
  volume={14},
  pages={250-255}
}
Improvements in temporal resolution of single-photon detectors enable increased data rates and transmission distances for both classical and quantum optical communication systems, higher spatial resolution in laser ranging, and observation of shorter-lived fluorophores in biomedical imaging. In recent years, superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) have emerged as the most efficient time-resolving single-photon-counting detectors available in the near-infrared, but… 

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