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.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

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

Published Date

  • August 6, 2018

Published In

  • 2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro Optics, Cleo 2018 Proceedings

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781943580422

Citation Source

  • Scopus