Photon-SSPD coupling

Fiber and cavity coupling

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  • Slysz, W., et al., Fibre-coupled, single photon detector based on NbN superconducting nanostructures for quantum communications, Journal of Modern Optics, 54, 315 (2007).
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  • Waki, K., et al., Fabrication and Characterization of Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors on Si Waveguide, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 25, 4 (2015).
  • Ferrari, S., et al., Waveguide-integrated single- and multi-photon detection at telecom wavelengths using superconducting nanowires, Appl. Phys. Lett., 106, 5 (2015).
  • Sidorova, M.V., et al., Ultrafast superconducting single-photon detector with a reduced active area coupled to a tapered lensed single-mode fiber, Journal of Nanophotonics, 9, 7 (2015).
  • Liu, J., et al., Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detector with Optical Cavity, Chinese Physics Letters, 33, (2016).
  • Miki, S., et al., Stable, high-performance operation of a fiber-coupled superconducting nanowire avalanche photon detector, Opt Express, 25, 6796 (2017).
  • Yamashita, T., et al., Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors with non-periodic dielectric multilayers, Sci Rep, 6, 35240 (2016).
  • Yan, R., et al., GaN/NbN epitaxial semiconductor/superconductor heterostructures, Nature, 555, 183 (2018).
  • Cheng, R., et al., Design of a micrometer-long superconducting nanowire perfect absorber for efficient high-speed single-photon detection, Photonics Research, 8, (2020).

Fresnel Lens

  • Chen, F.L., et al., Simulation of superconducting single photon detector coupled with metal-insulator-metal Fresnel Lens, Optical and Quantum Electronics, 46, 1253 (2014).

Waveguide/Photonic crystal integration

  • Pernice, W.H., et al., High-speed and high-efficiency travelling wave single-photon detectors embedded in nanophotonic circuits, Nat Commun, 3, 1325 (2012).
  • Schuck, C., et al., Waveguide integrated low noise NbTiN nanowire single-photon detectors with milli-Hz dark count rate, Sci Rep, 3, 1893 (2013).
  • Shibata, H., et al., A waveguide-integrated superconducting nanowire single-photon detector with a spot-size converter on a Si photonics platform, Supercond. Sci. Technol., 32, 6 (2019).
  • Reithmaier, G., et al., On-chip time resolved detection of quantum dot emission using integrated superconducting single photon detectors, Sci Rep, 3, 1901 (2013).
  • Münzberg, J., et al., Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector implemented in a 2D photonic crystal cavity, Optica, 5, (2018).