- Counting near-infrared single-photons with 95% efficiencyAdriana E Lita
National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 Broadway, Boulder CO 80305, USA
Opt Express 16:3032-40. 2008..The measured system detection efficiency at 1556 nm is 95 % +/- 2 %, which to our knowledge is the highest system detection efficiency reported for a near-infrared single-photon detector...
- Extending single-photon optimized superconducting transition edge sensors beyond the single-photon counting regimeThomas Gerrits
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO 80305, USA
Opt Express 20:23798-810. 2012..In addition, our measurements highlight the advantages of a photon-number state source over a coherent pulse source as a tool for characterizing such a detector...