Evolving CMOS Technology for High-Performance Single-Photon Detection

Edoardo Charbon

For decades, solid-state detectors could capture individual photons. This is now possible to do using avalanche photodiodes. So-called single-photon avalanche diodes (SPADs) are avalanche photodiodes biased above breakdown in Geiger mode and fabricated using CMOS processes.

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Publish Date: 01 May 2011


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