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Title Single-photon generation and detection [electronic resource] : experimental methods in the physical sciences / editors: Alan Migdall, Sergey Polyakov, Jingyun Fan, Joshua Bienfang
Imprint Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, 2013
book jacket
Descript xxii, 569 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Experimental methods in the physical sciences ; volume 45
Experimental methods in the physical sciences ; v. 45
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Photon statistics, measurements, and measurements tools -- Photomultiplier tubes -- Semiconductor-based detectors -- Novel semiconductor single-photon detectors -- Detectors based on superconductors -- Hybrid detectors -- Single-photon detector calibration -- Quantum detector tomography -- The first single-photon sources -- Parametric down-conversion -- Four-wave mixing in single-mode optical fibers -- Single emitters in isolated quantum systems -- Generation and storage of single photons in collectively excited atomic ensembles
Subject Photons
Photon detectors
Alt Author Migdall, Alan
Polyakov, Sergey
Fan, Jingyun
Bienfang, Joshua
Alt Title Single-photon generation and detection : physics and applications
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