Institut für Mikro- und Nanoelektronische Systeme (IMS)

Single-Photon Detectors

  • Typ: Vorlesung
  • Lehrstuhl: IMS
  • Semester: Wintersemester
  • Ort:

    Geb. 06.41 Westhochschule

    R 108 (1. Stock)

  • Zeit:

    Mo. 08:00 - 09:30

  • Dozent:

    Ilin

  • SWS: 2
  • ECTS: 3
  • LVNr.: 2312680
  • Prüfung:

    mündlich, ca. 20 min.

  • Hinweis:

    Online
    Sprache: Englisch

Objectives:
Overview of modern single-photon detectors: basic characteristics, principle of operation, areas of application, challenges in development and optimization of detectors and detection systems.

Topics:
Introduction
Basic characteristics and types of detectors and detection systems
Areas of applications of single-photon detectors (SPD) and key requirements for SPD
Photomultiplier tubes and microchannel plates detectors
Avalanche photodiodes
Visible light photon counter
Quantum dot FET
Up-conversion SPD
Basics of superconductivity
Transition edge sensors
Superconducting tunnel junctions
Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector