Single-photon detection in near-infrared region based on frequency upconversion in mgo-doped periodically-poled lithium niobate waveguide

Da Li*, Yi Jiang, Yujie J. Ding, Boon S. Ooi, Ioulia B. Zotova, Narasimha S. Prasad

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Abstract

MgO-doped periodically-poled LiNbO3 waveguide is used to up-convert photons at 1.535-1.568 m to those at 598-603 nm, which can be detected by avalanche photodetector at single-photon counting level. Conversion efficiencies up to 45% are achieved.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
StatePublished - Sep 1 2011
Event2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 1 2011May 6 2011

Conference

Conference2011 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2011
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period05/1/1105/6/11

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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