|Title||Photon-number resolution in conventional superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors: Experimental demonstration|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2018|
|Authors||C Cahall, KL Nicolich, NT Islam, GP Lafyatis, AJ Miller, DJ Gauthier, and J Kim|
|Conference Name||Optics Infobase Conference Papers|
We present the first experimental evidence of photon number resolution in a conventional superconducting nanowire single-photon detector. The photon-number-dependent resistance reflected in the rise-time of output pulses is detected using a wideband, low-noise read-out circuit.