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Detecting telecom single photons with 99.5% system detection efficiency and high time resolution.

APL Photonics 6, 036114 (2021)


Superconducting nanowire single photon detectors based on disordered NbRe films.

Appl. Phys. Lett. 117, 172602 (2020)


Multimode-fiber-coupled superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors with high detection efficiency and time resolution.

Applied Optics pp. 9803-9807 (2019)


Controlled integration of selected detectors and emitters in photonic integrated circuits.

Optics Express pp. 3710-3716 (2019)


Superconducting nanowire single photon detectors operating at temperature from 4 to 7 K.

Optics express pp. 24601-24609 (2019)


On-demand generation of background-free single photons from a solid-state source.
Applied Physics Letters 112, 093106 (2018)


A single-photon detector with high efficiency and sub-10ps time resolution
arXiv:1801.06574 (2018)


Tunable room-temperature single-photon emission at telecom wavelengths from sp3 defects in carbon nanotubes
Nature Photonics 11, 577–582 (2017)


Optical switching of defect charge states in 4H-SiC
Scientific Reports 7, 13406 (2017)


Random bit generation using coherent state and threshold detectors at 1550 nanometers
Applied Optics 56(24), 6855-6860 (2017)


Micro-pulse polarization LIDAR at 1.5  μm using a single superconducting nanowire single-photon detector
Optics Letters 42(21), 4454-4457 (2017)


Dual-frequency Doppler LIDAR for wind detection with a superconducting nanowire single-photon detector
Optics Letters 42(18), 3541-3544 (2017)


Quantum-dot-based telecommunication-wavelength quantum relay
Physical Review Applied 8, 024007 (2017)


Fully integrated free-running InGaAs/InP single-photon detector for accurate LIDAR applications
Optics Express 25(13), 14611-14620 (2017)


Active temporal multiplexing of indistinguishable heralded single photons
Nature Communications 7(10853), (2016)


Single telecom photon heralding by wavelength multiplexing in an optical fiber
Applied Physics B 122(20), (2016)


Quantum entanglement at ambient conditions in a macroscopic solid-state spin ensemble
Science Advances 1(10), e1501015 (2015)


Room-temperature single-photon generation from solitary dopants of carbon nanotubes
Nature Nanotechnology 10, 671-675 (2015)


Two-photon interference at telecom wavelengths for time-bin-encoded single photons from quantum-dot spin qubits
Nature Communications 6, 8955 (2015)


Interference with a quantum dot single-photon source and a laser at telecom wavelength
Applied Physics Letters 107, 131106 (2015)


Isolated electron spins in ​silicon carbide with millisecond coherence times
Nature Materials 14, 160 (2014)


Quantum-dot spin–photon entanglement via frequency downconversion to telecom wavelength
Nature 491, 421–425 (2012)