Single photon avalanche detectors

The research and development of SPADs with picosecond temporal resolution based on various semiconductor materials.
SPAD detector
SLR at Wettzell

Satellite laser ranging

Precise and accurate determination of artifical satellite and Moon orbit.

Picosecond event timing

The research and development of picosecond event timing electronics for photon time of flight experments.
P-PET module
near planet orbits

Space application

Applications of single photon detection and picosecond timing in planetary and deep space missions.

Quantum informatics

The research and application of avalanche detectors for photon number resolving and experiments with photon statistics determination.
signal in noise
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International cooperations

The review of international cooperations within SLR networks framework and ohters with China, Russia, Egypt, EU, USA, etc.

Financial support

The list of supported projects where I am involved in:

2005 - 2007
Satellite Laser Ranging Station for ESA and NASA Satellites
2005 - 2010
Laser systems, radiation and advanced optical applications
D3 role in part X-ray region applied photonics.
2005 - 2010
Research of Methods and Systems for Measurement of Physical Quantities and Measured Data Processing
2003 - 2005
Millimeter Satellite Laser Ranging for Earth Sciences
2003 - 2005
GeSi based photon counting detector
ME 705
2003 - 2004
Laser-based measurement of sattelites, Czech-China contact grant
2002 - 2004
Satellite laser ranging for ILRS network
2002 - 2004
Solid state single photon counter for space technology
2002 - 2002
Photon counting reflectometry with millimeter resolution
ME 414
2001 - 2002
Satellite Laser Ranging, Czech-China contact grant
2000 - 2002
Photon counting detector for the near infrared
1999 - 2004
Laser systems and their applications, part F - Detectors with high temporal resolution
1999 - 2004
Research of new methods for measurements of physical quantities and their applications in instrumentation, part F
1999 - 2001
Solid state photon counter for space and remote sensing
1997 - 1999
Optical detector for ecology monitors
ME Barrande 970138
1997 - 1997
Join experiments in quantum cryptography, Czech-France cooperation grant
1996 - 1998
Solid state photon counter for accurate satellite laser ranging and atmospheric monitoring
Josef Blažej - contact - blazej - phone: +420 224 358 659
Czech Technical University in Prague - Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering
Brehova 7, 115 19 Prague 1, Czech Republic