Universal turn-on dynamics of superconducing nanowire single-photon detectors

TitleUniversal turn-on dynamics of superconducing nanowire single-photon detectors
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsKL Nicolich, C Cahall, NT Islam, GP Lafyatis, J Kim, AJ Miller, and DJ Gauthier
Conference NameOptics Infobase Conference Papers
Date Published01/2019
Abstract

We model the turn-on dynamics of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors (SNSPDs), predicting that the rising edge of the readout signal encodes photon number, nanowire length and detector bias current, and experimentally verify these predictions.

DOI10.1364/QIM.2019.T5A.80