A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

P. Eraerds, M. Legré, J. Zhang, H. Zbinden, and N. Gisin, “Photon counting OTDR: advantages and limitations,” J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 952–964 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell, and D. Bouwmeester, “Experimental quantum cloning of single photons,” Science 296, 712–714 (2002).

[CrossRef]

A. Spinelli and A. L. Lacaita, “Physics and numerical simulation of single photon avalanche diodes,” IEEE Trans. Electron. Devices 44, 1931–1943 (1997).

[CrossRef]

G. Ripamonti and S. Cova, “Carrier diffusion effects in the time-response of a fast photodiode,” Solid-State Electron. 28, 925–931 (1985).

[CrossRef]

G. Vincent, A. Chantre, and D. Bois, “Electric field effect on the thermal emission of traps in semiconductor junctions,” J. Appl. Phys. 50, 5484–5487 (1979).

[CrossRef]

P. P. Webb, R. J. McIntyre, and J. Conradi, “Properties of avalanche photodiodes,” RCA Rev. 35, 234–278 (1974).

N. Timoney, B. Lauritzen, I. Usmani, M. Afzelius, and N. Gisin, “Atomic frequency comb memory with spin wave storage in 153Eu3+:Y2SiO5,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012) (to be published).

G. Vincent, A. Chantre, and D. Bois, “Electric field effect on the thermal emission of traps in semiconductor junctions,” J. Appl. Phys. 50, 5484–5487 (1979).

[CrossRef]

A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell, and D. Bouwmeester, “Experimental quantum cloning of single photons,” Science 296, 712–714 (2002).

[CrossRef]

G. Vincent, A. Chantre, and D. Bois, “Electric field effect on the thermal emission of traps in semiconductor junctions,” J. Appl. Phys. 50, 5484–5487 (1979).

[CrossRef]

P. P. Webb, R. J. McIntyre, and J. Conradi, “Properties of avalanche photodiodes,” RCA Rev. 35, 234–278 (1974).

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

G. Ripamonti and S. Cova, “Carrier diffusion effects in the time-response of a fast photodiode,” Solid-State Electron. 28, 925–931 (1985).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

P. Eraerds, M. Legré, J. Zhang, H. Zbinden, and N. Gisin, “Photon counting OTDR: advantages and limitations,” J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 952–964 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

N. Timoney, B. Lauritzen, I. Usmani, M. Afzelius, and N. Gisin, “Atomic frequency comb memory with spin wave storage in 153Eu3+:Y2SiO5,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012) (to be published).

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell, and D. Bouwmeester, “Experimental quantum cloning of single photons,” Science 296, 712–714 (2002).

[CrossRef]

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Spinelli and A. L. Lacaita, “Physics and numerical simulation of single photon avalanche diodes,” IEEE Trans. Electron. Devices 44, 1931–1943 (1997).

[CrossRef]

A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell, and D. Bouwmeester, “Experimental quantum cloning of single photons,” Science 296, 712–714 (2002).

[CrossRef]

N. Timoney, B. Lauritzen, I. Usmani, M. Afzelius, and N. Gisin, “Atomic frequency comb memory with spin wave storage in 153Eu3+:Y2SiO5,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012) (to be published).

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

P. P. Webb, R. J. McIntyre, and J. Conradi, “Properties of avalanche photodiodes,” RCA Rev. 35, 234–278 (1974).

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

G. Ripamonti and S. Cova, “Carrier diffusion effects in the time-response of a fast photodiode,” Solid-State Electron. 28, 925–931 (1985).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell, and D. Bouwmeester, “Experimental quantum cloning of single photons,” Science 296, 712–714 (2002).

[CrossRef]

A. Spinelli and A. L. Lacaita, “Physics and numerical simulation of single photon avalanche diodes,” IEEE Trans. Electron. Devices 44, 1931–1943 (1997).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

N. Timoney, B. Lauritzen, I. Usmani, M. Afzelius, and N. Gisin, “Atomic frequency comb memory with spin wave storage in 153Eu3+:Y2SiO5,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012) (to be published).

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

N. Timoney, B. Lauritzen, I. Usmani, M. Afzelius, and N. Gisin, “Atomic frequency comb memory with spin wave storage in 153Eu3+:Y2SiO5,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012) (to be published).

G. Vincent, A. Chantre, and D. Bois, “Electric field effect on the thermal emission of traps in semiconductor junctions,” J. Appl. Phys. 50, 5484–5487 (1979).

[CrossRef]

P. P. Webb, R. J. McIntyre, and J. Conradi, “Properties of avalanche photodiodes,” RCA Rev. 35, 234–278 (1974).

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

P. Eraerds, M. Legré, J. Zhang, H. Zbinden, and N. Gisin, “Photon counting OTDR: advantages and limitations,” J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 952–964 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

P. Eraerds, M. Legré, J. Zhang, H. Zbinden, and N. Gisin, “Photon counting OTDR: advantages and limitations,” J. Lightwave Technol. 28, 952–964 (2010).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, R. Cubeddu, A. Tosi, and F. Zappa, “Afterpulse-like noise limits dynamic range in time-gated applications of thin-junction silicon single-photon avalanche diode,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 100, 241111 (2012).

[CrossRef]

R. T. Thew, D. Stucki, J.-D. Gautier, H. Zbinden, and A. Rochas, “Free-running InGaAs/InP avalanche photodiode with active quenching for single photon counting at telecom wavelengths,” Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 201114 (2007).

[CrossRef]

J. Zhang, R. Thew, J. D. Gautier, N. Gisin, and H. Zbinden, “Comprehensive characterization of InGaAs-InP avalanche photodiodes at 1550 nm with an active quenching ASIC,” IEEE J. Quantum. Electron. 45, 792–799 (2009).

[CrossRef]

A. Dalla Mora, A. Tosi, F. Zappa, S. Cova, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon avalanche diode for wide dynamic range near infrared spectroscopy,” IEEE Sel. Top. Quantum. Electron. 16, 1023–1030 (2010).

[CrossRef]

A. Spinelli and A. L. Lacaita, “Physics and numerical simulation of single photon avalanche diodes,” IEEE Trans. Electron. Devices 44, 1931–1943 (1997).

[CrossRef]

G. Vincent, A. Chantre, and D. Bois, “Electric field effect on the thermal emission of traps in semiconductor junctions,” J. Appl. Phys. 50, 5484–5487 (1979).

[CrossRef]

S. Cova, M. Ghioni, A. Lotito, I. Rech, and F. Zappa, “Evolution and prospects for single-photon avalanche diodes and quenching circuits,” J. Mod. Opt. 51, 1267–1288 (2004).

A. Tosi, A. Dalla Mora, F. Zappa, A. Gulinatti, D. Contini, A. Pifferi, L. Spinelli, A. Torricelli, and R. Cubeddu, “Fast-gated single-photon counting technique widens dynamic range and speeds up acquisition time in time-resolved measurements,” Opt. Express 19, 10735–10746 (2011).

[CrossRef]

N. Sangouard, B. Sanguinetti, N. Curtz, N. Gisin, R. Thew, and H. Zbinden, “Faithful entanglement swapping based on sum-frequency generation,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 106, 120403 (2011).

[CrossRef]

P. P. Webb, R. J. McIntyre, and J. Conradi, “Properties of avalanche photodiodes,” RCA Rev. 35, 234–278 (1974).

Y. S. Kim, Y. C. Jeong, S. Sauge, V. Makarov, and Y.-H. Kim, “Ultra-low noise single-photon detector based on Si avalanche photodiode,” Rev. Sci. Instrum. 82, 093110 (2011).

[CrossRef]

A. Lamas-Linares, C. Simon, J. C. Howell, and D. Bouwmeester, “Experimental quantum cloning of single photons,” Science 296, 712–714 (2002).

[CrossRef]

G. Ripamonti and S. Cova, “Carrier diffusion effects in the time-response of a fast photodiode,” Solid-State Electron. 28, 925–931 (1985).

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N. Timoney, B. Lauritzen, I. Usmani, M. Afzelius, and N. Gisin, “Atomic frequency comb memory with spin wave storage in 153Eu3+:Y2SiO5,” J. Phys. B: At. Mol. Opt. Phys. (2012) (to be published).