Quantum Information Processing with Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors

Takashi YAMAMOTO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E102-C   No.3   pp.224-229
Publication Date: 2019/03/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
DOI: 10.1587/transele.2018SDI0002
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Superconducting Electronics for Quantum Information Technologies)
superconducting nanowire single-photon detector,  quantum information processing,  quantum optics,  

Full Text: FreePDF(326.7KB)

Superconducting nanowire single-photon detector(SNSPD) has been one of the important ingredients for photonic quantum information processing (QIP). In order to see the potential of SNSPDs, I briefly review recent progresses of the photonic QIP with SNSPDs implemented for various purposes and present a possible direction for the development of SNSPDs.