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Title: Rise time of voltage pulses in NbN superconducting single photon detectors

Abstract

We have found experimentally that the rise time of voltage pulse in NbN superconducting single photon detectors increases nonlinearly with increasing the length of the detector L. The effect is connected with dependence of resistance of the detector R{sub n}, which appears after photon absorption, on its kinetic inductance L{sub k} and, hence, on the length of the detector. This conclusion is confirmed by our calculations in the framework of two temperature model.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3]; ; ;  [4]; ;  [1];  [2];  [1]; ;  [5];  [3]
  1. Moscow State Pedagogical University, 1 Malaya Pirogovskaya St., 119435 Moscow (Russian Federation)
  2. (Scontel), 5/22-1 Rossolimo St., 119021 Moscow (Russian Federation)
  3. (Russian Federation)
  4. CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology” (Scontel), 5/22-1 Rossolimo St., 119021 Moscow (Russian Federation)
  5. Institute for Physics of Microstructure, Russian Academy of Sciences, GSP-105, 603950 Nizhny Novgorod (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22594325
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics Letters; Journal Volume: 109; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: (c) 2016 Author(s); Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; ABSORPTION; ELECTRIC POTENTIAL; INDUCTANCE; LENGTH; NIOBIUM NITRIDES; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; PHOTONS; PULSE RISE TIME; PULSES; SUPERCONDUCTING DEVICES

Citation Formats

Smirnov, K. V., CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology”, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, 34 Tallinskaya St., 109028 Moscow, Divochiy, A. V., Karpova, U. V., Morozov, P. V., Vakhtomin, Yu. B., Seleznev, V. A., CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology”, Sidorova, M. V., Zotova, A. N., Vodolazov, D. Yu., and Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, 23 Gagarin Avenue, 603950 Nizhny Novgorod. Rise time of voltage pulses in NbN superconducting single photon detectors. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4960533.
Smirnov, K. V., CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology”, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, 34 Tallinskaya St., 109028 Moscow, Divochiy, A. V., Karpova, U. V., Morozov, P. V., Vakhtomin, Yu. B., Seleznev, V. A., CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology”, Sidorova, M. V., Zotova, A. N., Vodolazov, D. Yu., & Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, 23 Gagarin Avenue, 603950 Nizhny Novgorod. Rise time of voltage pulses in NbN superconducting single photon detectors. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4960533.
Smirnov, K. V., CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology”, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, 34 Tallinskaya St., 109028 Moscow, Divochiy, A. V., Karpova, U. V., Morozov, P. V., Vakhtomin, Yu. B., Seleznev, V. A., CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology”, Sidorova, M. V., Zotova, A. N., Vodolazov, D. Yu., and Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, 23 Gagarin Avenue, 603950 Nizhny Novgorod. Mon . "Rise time of voltage pulses in NbN superconducting single photon detectors". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4960533.
@article{osti_22594325,
title = {Rise time of voltage pulses in NbN superconducting single photon detectors},
author = {Smirnov, K. V. and CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology” and National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics, 34 Tallinskaya St., 109028 Moscow and Divochiy, A. V. and Karpova, U. V. and Morozov, P. V. and Vakhtomin, Yu. B. and Seleznev, V. A. and CJSC “Superconducting Nanotechnology” and Sidorova, M. V. and Zotova, A. N. and Vodolazov, D. Yu. and Lobachevsky State University of Nizhny Novgorod, 23 Gagarin Avenue, 603950 Nizhny Novgorod},
abstractNote = {We have found experimentally that the rise time of voltage pulse in NbN superconducting single photon detectors increases nonlinearly with increasing the length of the detector L. The effect is connected with dependence of resistance of the detector R{sub n}, which appears after photon absorption, on its kinetic inductance L{sub k} and, hence, on the length of the detector. This conclusion is confirmed by our calculations in the framework of two temperature model.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4960533},
journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
number = 5,
volume = 109,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016},
month = {Mon Aug 01 00:00:00 EDT 2016}
}