Using an LED as a Single Photon Detector
University of Wisconsin – River Falls, July 12-14, 2019, 4 setups (8 participants)
With this simple setup, students are able to investigate a large ‘physics phase space’ of phenomena and techniques including:
Host and Mentor:
Lowell McCann is a professor at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, where he teaches a wide variety of physics courses including Advanced Lab and Optics. He is biased toward experimental physics, and in particular toward undergraduate experiments that require students to build their setups starting with an empty table.
Lowell McCann, Univ. of Wisconsin – River Falls, Physics Dept.
410 S. 3rd St. , River Falls, WI 54022. Email: Lowell.McCann@uwrf.edu