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:


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

    mündlich, ca. 20 min.

  • Hinweis:

    Sprache: Englisch

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

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