Single photon timing resolution and detection efficiency of the IRST silicon photo-multipliers
Authors: Collazuol G., Ambrosi G., Boscardin M., Corsi F., Dalla Betta G.F., Del Guerra A., Dinu N., Galimberti M., Giulietti D., Gizzi LA., Labate L., Llosa G., Marcatili S., Morsani F., Piemonte C., Pozza A., Zaccarelli L., Zorzi N.
Autors Affiliation: Scuola Normale Superiore, 56127 Pisa, Italy;
INFN Sezione di Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy;
Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita` di Pisa, 56127 Pisa, Italy;
Fondazione Bruno Kessler – IRST, Divisione Microsistemi, 38050 Trento, Italy;
Intense Laser Irradiation Laboratory, IPCF-CNR, 56127 Pisa, Italy;
INFN Sezione di Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy;
INFN Sezione di Padova, Gruppo Collegato di Trento, 38050 Trento, Italy;
DEE—Politecnico di Bari and INFN Sezione di Bari, 70125 Bari, Italy
Abstract: Silicon photo-multipliers (SiPM) consist in matrices of tiny, passive quenched avalanche photo-diode cells connected in parallel via integrated resistors and operated in Geiger mode. Novel types of SiPM are being developed at FBK-IRST (trento, Italy). Despite their classical shallow junction n-on-p structure the devices are unique in their enhanced photo-detection efficiency (PDE) for short-wavelengths and in their low level of dark rate and excess noise factor. After a summary of the extensive SiPM characterization we will focus on the study of PDE and the single photon timing resolution. (C) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Journal/Review: NUCLEAR INSTRUMENTS & METHODS IN PHYSICS RESEARCH SECTION A-ACCELERATORS SPECTROMETERS DETECTORS AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT
Volume: 581(1/2) Pages from: 461 to: 464
More Information: Proceedings Paper: 11th International Vienna Conference on Instrumentation, Vienna, AUSTRIA, FEB 19-24, 2007KeyWords: silicon photomultiplier; opto-semiconductor; photon detection efficiency; high resolution timing; single photonDOI: 10.1016/j.nima.2007.08.027Citations: 73data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-07-25References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here