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Awards & Achievements

2017 - OSA Fellows Gerald S. Buller Heriot-Watt University, United Kingdom “for pioneering work in single-photon detection and applications of single-photon technology in three-dimensional imaging and quantum communications” (Engineering and Science Research)

2010 - Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Optics
  • Quantum mechanics
  • Photon

His scientific interests lie mostly in Optics, Photon counting, Detector, Photon and Optoelectronics. With his scientific publications, his incorporates both Optics and Avalanche diode. The Photon counting study combines topics in areas such as Optical power, Quenching, Fluorescence, Ranging and Time of flight.

His Detector research integrates issues from Photodetector, Wavelength, Signal and Silicon. Gerald S. Buller combines subjects such as Quantum cryptography and Nanotechnology with his study of Photon. His work on Photodiode is typically connected to Elliptical polarization as part of general Optoelectronics study, connecting several disciplines of science.

His most cited work include:

  • Experimental high-dimensional two-photon entanglement and violations of generalized Bell inequalities (441 citations)
  • Long-range time-of-flight scanning sensor based on high-speed time-correlated single-photon counting. (209 citations)
  • Kilometre-range, high resolution depth imaging using 1560 nm wavelength single-photon detection (176 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His main research concerns Optics, Optoelectronics, Detector, Photon counting and Photon. His is involved in several facets of Optics study, as is seen by his studies on Avalanche photodiode, Laser, Pixel, Quantum key distribution and Picosecond. His Quantum key distribution study integrates concerns from other disciplines, such as Clock rate, Optical fiber, Quantum cryptography, Quantum information science and Electronic engineering.

In the subject of general Detector, his work in Single-photon avalanche diode is often linked to Avalanche diode, thereby combining diverse domains of study. His Photon counting research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Attenuation, Time of flight, Resolution and Optical power. The concepts of his Lidar study are interwoven with issues in Ranging and Multispectral image, Computer vision, Artificial intelligence.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Optics (42.22%)
  • Optoelectronics (33.53%)
  • Detector (30.24%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Lidar (15.27%)
  • Detector (30.24%)
  • Pixel (13.47%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Lidar, Detector, Pixel, Optics and Avalanche diode are his primary areas of study. Gerald S. Buller has included themes like Ranging, Artificial intelligence and Bayesian inference in his Lidar study. His work in Detector addresses subjects such as Photon, which are connected to disciplines such as Scattering and CMOS.

His study on Photon counting and Photonics is often connected to Digital image processing and Underwater as part of broader study in Optics. His studies in Photon counting integrate themes in fields like Attenuation and Optical power. The various areas that Gerald S. Buller examines in his Single-photon avalanche diode study include Photodetector and Optoelectronics.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Polarization Encoded Color Image Embedded in a Dielectric Metasurface (87 citations)
  • High-resolution depth profiling using a range-gated CMOS SPAD quanta image sensor (48 citations)
  • Three-dimensional single-photon imaging through obscurants (37 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Quantum mechanics
  • Optics
  • Photon

His primary areas of study are Optics, Detector, Pixel, Avalanche diode and Lidar. His Optics study frequently intersects with other fields, such as Signal. Gerald S. Buller is interested in Single-photon avalanche diode, which is a field of Detector.

As part of the same scientific family, he usually focuses on Single-photon avalanche diode, concentrating on Optoelectronics and intersecting with Planar. Gerald S. Buller has researched Lidar in several fields, including 3D reconstruction, Computer vision, Artificial intelligence and Ranging. His Photon counting research includes elements of Avalanche photodiode, Figure of merit, Photodetector and Reflectivity.

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Best Publications

Experimental high-dimensional two-photon entanglement and violations of generalized Bell inequalities

Adetunmise C. Dada;Jonathan Leach;Gerald S. Buller;Miles J. Padgett.
Nature Physics (2011)

534 Citations

Long-range time-of-flight scanning sensor based on high-speed time-correlated single-photon counting.

Aongus McCarthy;Robert J. Collins;Nils J. Krichel;Verónica Fernández.
Applied Optics (2009)

270 Citations

Kilometre-range, high resolution depth imaging using 1560 nm wavelength single-photon detection

Aongus McCarthy;Nils J. Krichel;Nathan R. Gemmell;Ximing Ren.
international quantum electronics conference (2013)

264 Citations

Single-photon sensitive light-in-flight imaging

Genevieve Gariepy;Nikola Krstajić;Robert Henderson;Chunyong Li.
conference on lasers and electro optics (2015)

257 Citations

Single-photon generation and detection

G S Buller;R J Collins.
Measurement Science and Technology (2010)

232 Citations

Imaging high-dimensional spatial entanglement with a camera

Matthew P. Edgar;Daniel S. Tasca;Frauke Izdebski;Ryan E. Warburton.
Nature Communications (2012)

207 Citations

Laser-based distance measurement using picosecond resolution time-correlated single-photon counting

Sara Pellegrini;Gerald S Buller;Jason M Smith;Andrew M Wallace.
Measurement Science and Technology (2000)

200 Citations

A short wavelength GigaHertz clocked fiber-optic quantum key distribution system

K.J. Gordon;V. Fernandez;P.D. Townsend;G.S. Buller.
IEEE Journal of Quantum Electronics (2004)

186 Citations

Kilometer-range depth imaging at 1550 nm wavelength using an InGaAs/InP single-photon avalanche diode detector

Aongus McCarthy;Ximing Ren;Adriano Della Frera;Nathan R Gemmell.
Optics Express (2013)

169 Citations

Performance and design of InGaAs /InP photodiodes for single-photon counting at 1.55 microm.

Philip A. Hiskett;Gerald S. Buller;Alison Y. Loudon;Jason M. Smith.
Applied Optics (2000)

167 Citations

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