Cavity-enhanced nanowire superconducting single photon detectors on GaAs

A. Gaggero*, S. Jahanmiri Nejad, F. Marsili, F. Mattioli, R. Leoni, D. Bitauld, Dondu Sahin, G. H. Hamhuis, R. Nötzel, R. Sanjines, A. Fiore

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We report on efficient nanowire NbN superconducting single photon detectors (SSPDs), integrated with an optical cavity based GaAs/AlAs distributed Bragg reflectors, showing a detection efficiency of 18.3% at 4.2K at 1.3 μm wavelength.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics: Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011

Conference

Conference2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period1/05/116/05/11

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