29 May 2013 Advantages of gated silicon single photon detectors
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We present gated silicon single photon detectors based on two commercially available avalanche photodiodes (APDs) and one customised APD from ID Quantique SA. This customised APD is used in a commercially available device called id110. A brief comparison of the two commercial APDs is presented. Then, the charge persistence effect of all of those detectors that occurs just after a strong illumination is shown and discussed.
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Matthieu Legré, Matthieu Legré, Tommaso Lunghi, Tommaso Lunghi, Damien Stucki, Damien Stucki, Hugo Zbinden, Hugo Zbinden, "Advantages of gated silicon single photon detectors", Proc. SPIE 8727, Advanced Photon Counting Techniques VII, 87270G (29 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2015734; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2015734
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