Single Photon Avalanche Diodes: Towards the Large Bidimensional Arrays
AbstractSingle photon detection is one of the most challenging goals of photonics. In recent years, the study of ultra-fast and/or low-intensity phenomena has received renewed attention from the academic and industrial communities. Intense research activity has been focused on bio-imaging applications, bio-luminescence, bio-scattering methods, and, more in general, on several applications requiring high speed operation and high timing resolution. In this paper we present design and characterization of bi-dimensional arrays of a next generation of single photon avalanche diodes (SPADs). Single photon sensitivity, dark noise, afterpulsing and timing resolution of the single SPAD have been examined in several experimental conditions. Moreover, the effects arising from their integration and the readout mode have also been deeply investigated. View Full-Text
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Privitera, S.; Tudisco, S.; Lanzanò, L.; Musumeci, F.; Pluchino, A.; Scordino, A.; Campisi, A.; Cosentino, L.; Finocchiaro, P.; Condorelli, G.; Mazzillo, M.; Lombardo, S.; Sciacca, E. Single Photon Avalanche Diodes: Towards the Large Bidimensional Arrays. Sensors 2008, 8, 4636-4655.
Privitera S, Tudisco S, Lanzanò L, Musumeci F, Pluchino A, Scordino A, Campisi A, Cosentino L, Finocchiaro P, Condorelli G, Mazzillo M, Lombardo S, Sciacca E. Single Photon Avalanche Diodes: Towards the Large Bidimensional Arrays. Sensors. 2008; 8(8):4636-4655.Chicago/Turabian Style
Privitera, Simona; Tudisco, Salvatore; Lanzanò, Luca; Musumeci, Francesco; Pluchino, Alessandro; Scordino, Agata; Campisi, Angelo; Cosentino, Luigi; Finocchiaro, Paolo; Condorelli, Giovanni; Mazzillo, Massimo; Lombardo, Salvo; Sciacca, Emilio. 2008. "Single Photon Avalanche Diodes: Towards the Large Bidimensional Arrays." Sensors 8, no. 8: 4636-4655.