Travelling-wave single-photon detectors integrated with diamond photonic circuits: operation at visible and telecom wavelengths with a timing jitter down to 23 ps

@inproceedings{Rath2016TravellingwaveSD,
  title={Travelling-wave single-photon detectors integrated with diamond photonic circuits: operation at visible and telecom wavelengths with a timing jitter down to 23 ps},
  author={Patrik Rath and Andreas Vetter and Vadim Kovalyuk and Simone Ferrari and Oliver Kahl and Christoph E Nebel and Gregory N. Goltsman and Alexander Korneev and Wolfram H. P. Pernice},
  booktitle={SPIE OPTO},
  year={2016}
}
We report on the design, fabrication and measurement of travelling-wave superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs) integrated with polycrystalline diamond photonic circuits. We analyze their performance both in the near-infrared wavelength regime around 1600 nm and at 765 nm. Near-IR detection is important for compatibility with the telecommunication infrastructure, while operation in the visible wavelength range is relevant for compatibility with the emission line of silicon… 

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