Room temperature high speed InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode single photon counters

Paul L. Voss*, Kahraman G. Köprülü, Sang Kyung Choi, Sarah Dugan, Prem Kumar

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We have developed high speed gated-mode single photon counters based on InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiodes. Room temperature operation allows for afterpulsing below 0.2% up to 14 MHz gate rate. We measure quantum efficiency of 14% with dark count probability of 0.2%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
StatePublished - 2003
EventFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003 - Tucson, United States
Duration: Oct 5 2003 → …

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers


ConferenceFrontiers in Optics, FiO 2003
Country/TerritoryUnited States
Period10/5/03 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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