Photon-number resolution in conventional superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors: Theoretical predictions

Conference Paper

We demonstrate theoretically that a conventional single-pixel superconducting nanowire single-photon detector can resolve photon number by sensing changes in the rising edge of the electrical readout pulse.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Nicolich, KL; Cahall, C; Islam, NT; Lafyatis, GP; Kim, J; Gauthier, DJ

Published Date

  • January 1, 2018

Published In

  • Optics Infobase Conference Papers

Volume / Issue

  • Part F92-CLEO_AT 2018 /

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781557528209

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1364/CLEO_AT.2018.JTh2A.8

Citation Source

  • Scopus