Non-Markovian Property of Afterpulsing Effect in Single-Photon Avalanche Detector

  title={Non-Markovian Property of Afterpulsing Effect in Single-Photon Avalanche Detector},
  author={Fang-Xiang Wang and Wei Chen and Ya-Ping Li and De-Yong He and Chao Wang and Yun-Guang Han and Shuang Wang and Zhen-Qiang Yin and Zhengfu Han},
  journal={Journal of Lightwave Technology},
The single-photon avalanche photodiode (SPAD) has been widely used in research on quantum optics. The afterpulsing effect, which is an intrinsic character of SPAD, affects the system performance in most experiments and needs to be carefully handled. For a long time, afterpulsing has been presumed to be determined by the pre-ignition avalanche. We studied the afterpulsing effect of a commercial InGaAs/InP SPAD (The avalanche photodiode model is: Princeton Lightwave PGA-300) and demonstrated that… 

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