Superfast photon counting

Hadfield, R. H. (2020) Superfast photon counting. Nature Photonics, 14(4), pp. 201-202. (doi: 10.1038/s41566-020-0614-0)

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The news that superconducting nanowire detectors can detect single photons with a timing precision of just a few picoseconds will benefit applications ranging from sensing to quantum communications.

Item Type:Articles (Editorial)
Additional Information:Invited News and Views piece for Nature Photonics.
Keywords:Photon-counting, superconducting detector, quantum technology.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Hadfield, Professor Robert
Authors: Hadfield, R. H.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
Research Group:Quantum Sensors
Journal Name:Nature Photonics
Journal Abbr.:NatPhoton
Publisher:Nature Research
ISSN (Online):1749-4893
Published Online:27 March 2020
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2020 Springer Nature Limited
First Published:First published in Nature Photonics 14(4): 201-202
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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