Modelling Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detectors in a Waveguide-Based Ring Resonator

Gerardo E. Villarreal-Garcia, Nicola Tyler, Jorge Barreto, Damien Bonneau, Dondu Sahin, Jeremy O'Brien, Mark Thompson

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Abstract

We present an analysis of a single photon detector system capable of achieving near-unity detection efficiency. It consist of waveguide-coupled superconducting nanowires as short as 1 μm embedded in a racetrack resonator.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD 2016)
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of a meeting held 11-15 July 2016, Sydney, Australia
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages31-32
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781467386036
ISBN (Print)9781467386043
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2016
Event16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2016 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 11 Jul 201615 Jul 2016

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices (NUSOD)
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISSN (Print)2158-3234

Conference

Conference16th International Conference on Numerical Simulation of Optoelectronic Devices, NUSOD 2016
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period11/07/1615/07/16

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