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The improvement of the performance of the gated single-photon detectors
Author(s): A. A. Anisimov
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Paper Abstract

Separate absorption, grading, charge and multiplication avalanche photodiode in gating Geiger photon counting mode was tested. The avalanche appearance time distribution was investigated. The dark count performance has been improved at the same quantum efficiency due to avalanche amplitude selection. The dark count probablility as 2.7×10-5, afterpulsing probability 2×10-3 and 13.5% quantum efficiency have been achieved at photodiode temperature -40°C.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 June 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6251, Lasers for Measurements and Information Transfer 2005, 62510H (9 June 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.677682
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A. A. Anisimov, Saint Petersburg Polytechnical State Univ. (Russia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6251:
Lasers for Measurements and Information Transfer 2005
Vadim E. Privalov, Editor(s)

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