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Title: Simple, high-efficiency, single-photon trap detectors
Authors: Hariharan, P.
Keywords: Photodetectors
single-photon
high-efficiency
Issue Date: 1999
Publisher: IOP Publishing Ltd.
Citation: Journal of Optics B: Quantum Semiclassical Optics, 1999, Vol.1, p522-523
Abstract: A problem in quantum mechanical interference experiments at the single-photon level is that the highest detection efficiency obtained so far with an avalanche photodiode is only 76%. We present two designs for simple light-trapping arrangements using one or two avalanche photodiodes which could yield detection efficiencies up to 97% in photon-counting experiments involving laser beams or down-converted beams with low divergence.
Description: Restricted Access.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2289/3020
ISSN: 1464-4266
1741-3575 (Online)
Alternative Location: http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1464-4266/1/5/304
Copyright: 1999 IOP Publishing Ltd.
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