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Title: A near-infrared 64-pixel superconducting nanowire single photon detector array with integrated multiplexed readout

We demonstrate a 64-pixel free-space-coupled array of superconducting nanowire single photon detectors optimized for high detection efficiency in the near-infrared range. An integrated, readily scalable, multiplexed readout scheme is employed to reduce the number of readout lines to 16. The cryogenic, optical, and electronic packaging to read out the array as well as characterization measurements are discussed.
Authors:
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  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, 325 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado 80305-3328 (United States)
  2. Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Dr., Pasadena, California 91109 (United States)
  3. Purdue University, 610 Purdue Mall, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22399047
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics Letters; Journal Volume: 106; Journal Issue: 19; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; DETECTION; EFFICIENCY; NANOWIRES; NEAR INFRARED RADIATION; PHOTODETECTORS; PHOTONS; READOUT SYSTEMS; SPACE