Single photon source characterization with a superconducting single photon detector

@article{Hadfield2006SinglePS,
  title={Single photon source characterization with a superconducting single photon detector},
  author={Robert H. Hadfield and Martin J Stevens and Sheldon Gruber and A.J. Miller and Robert E. Schwall and Richard P. Mirin and Sae Woo Nam},
  journal={2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference},
  year={2006},
  pages={1-2}
}
  • R. Hadfield, M. Stevens, S. Nam
  • Published 3 November 2005
  • Physics
  • 2006 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics and 2006 Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
We present the first use of a superconducting single photon detector in characterizing a single photon source. This detector offers excellent timing resolution (65 ps FWHM jitter) and operation into the infrared (1550 nm). 

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