Modelling superconducting nanowire single photon detectors in a waveguide-based resonator

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

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Abstract

We present the 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 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
ISBN (Electronic)9781943580118
Publication statusPublished - 16 Dec 2016
Event2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 5 Jun 201610 Jun 2016

Conference

Conference2016 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2016
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period5/06/1610/06/16

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