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

TitlePhoton-number resolution in conventional superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors: Theoretical predictions
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsKL Nicolich, C Cahall, NT Islam, GP Lafyatis, J Kim, and DJ Gauthier
Conference NameOptics Infobase Conference Papers
Date Published01/2018
Abstract

© OSA 2018. 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.

DOI10.1364/CLEO_AT.2018.JTh2A.8