Balanced APD homodyne receiver for quantum applications
CobCom 2022, Graz, Austria, Jul. 2022, P&OC1.1
Dinka Milovančev, Nemanja Vokić, Florian Honz, Martin Achleitner, Christoph Pacher, and Bernhard Schrenk
Performance of linear APD BHD is examined and compared to reference PIN BHD in terms of CMRR, quantum-to-classical noise clearance and sensitivity in coherent QPSK reception. NIST-test validation was performed on sampled data for QRNG.