Spaceborne, low-noise, single-photon detection for satellite-based quantum communications.

@article{Yang2019SpaceborneLS,
  title={Spaceborne, low-noise, single-photon detection for satellite-based quantum communications.},
  author={M. Yang and Feihu Xu and J. Ren and Juan Yin and Y. Li and Y. Cao and Q. Shen and Hai-Lin Yong and Liang Zhang and Sheng-Kai Liao and Jian-wei Pan and Cheng-Zhi Peng},
  journal={Optics express},
  year={2019},
  volume={27 25},
  pages={
          36114-36128
        }
}
  • M. Yang, Feihu Xu, +9 authors Cheng-Zhi Peng
  • Published 2019
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Optics express
  • Single-photon detectors (SPDs) play important roles in highly sensitive detection applications, such as fluorescence spectroscopy, remote sensing and ranging, deep space optical communications, elementary particle detection, and quantum communications. However, the adverse conditions in space, such as the increased radiation flux and thermal vacuum, severely limit their noise performances, reliability, and lifetime. Herein, we present the example of spaceborne, low-noise, high reliability SPDs… CONTINUE READING
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