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Free-space coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector with low false counts

Mueller, Andrew S. and Korzh, Boris and Runyan, Marcus and Wollman, Emma E. and Beyer, Andrew D. and Allmaras, Jason P. and Velasco, Angel E. and Craiciu, Ioana and Bumble, Bruce and Briggs, Ryan M. and Narváez, Lautaro and Peña, Cristián and Spiropulu, Maria and Shaw, Matthew D. (2021) Free-space coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector with low false counts. Optica, 8 (12). pp. 1586-1587. ISSN 2334-2536. doi:10.1364/optica.444108.

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A free-space coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector with high efficiency at 1550 nm, sub-0.1 Hz dark count rate, and sub-15 ps timing jitter is demonstrated.

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Korzh, Boris0000-0002-8262-9720
Wollman, Emma E.0000-0002-5474-3745
Allmaras, Jason P.0000-0001-9621-289X
Craiciu, Ioana0000-0002-8670-0715
Narváez, Lautaro0000-0003-2708-8754
Peña, Cristián0000-0002-4500-7930
Spiropulu, Maria0000-0001-8172-7081
Additional Information:© 2021 Optica Publishing Group under the terms of the Optica Open Access Publishing Agreement. Received 27 September 2021; revised 27 October 2021; accepted 31 October 2021; published 9 December 2021. Funding: Alliance for Quantum Technologies, California Institute of Technology; Jet Propulsion Laboratory; Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency; National Aeronautics and Space Administration (80NM0018D0004). The research was carried out at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, under a contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. We thank Jason Trevor for technical assistance and Sahil Patel for assisting in editing the paper. J.P.A. acknowledges a NASA NSTRF fellowship. The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Data Availability. The data that support the findings of this study are available from the corresponding author upon reasonable request.
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Official Citation:Andrew S. Mueller, Boris Korzh, Marcus Runyan, Emma E. Wollman, Andrew D. Beyer, Jason P. Allmaras, Angel E. Velasco, Ioana Craiciu, Bruce Bumble, Ryan M. Briggs, Lautaro Narvaez, Cristián Peña, Maria Spiropulu, and Matthew D. Shaw, "Free-space coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detector with low dark counts," Optica 8, 1586-1587 (2021)
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