Single-Photon Detection by Cavity-Assisted All-Optical Gain

Christopher Panuski, Mihir Pant, Mikkel Heuck, Dirk Englund

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Considering the free-carrier dispersion effect at the limit of a single photoexcited charge carrier pair suggests the possibility of realizing single-photon detection through a high-Q/V semiconductor cavity.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Number of pages2
PublisherOptical Society of America
Publication date2018
ISBN (Print)9781943580422
Publication statusPublished - 2018
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 13 May 201818 May 2018


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations 2018
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

Bibliographical note

From the session: Quantum Information Processing on Photonic Nanostructures (STh3G)


  • Cavity resonators
  • Photonics
  • Probes
  • Charge carriers
  • Photonic crystals
  • Detectors
  • High-speed optical techniques


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