Generation of tunable THz radiation by femtosecond tilted-pulse-front excitation

János Hebling, Gábor Almási, Ida Z. Kozma, Jürgen Kuhl

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Abstract

We propose a generally applicable velocity matching method for efficient THz generation by optical rectification of ultrashort light pulses below the phonon frequency. It is based on tilting of the pulse front of the visible pump pulse. In a proof of principle experiment, tuning of the THz output in the 9.0 - 10.7 THz range is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)268-270
Number of pages3
JournalSpringer Series in Chemical Physics
Volume71
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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