Generation of high-power terahertz pulses by tilted-pulse-front excitation and their application possibilities

  • Hebling J
  • Yeh K
  • Hoffmann M
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The principles and most-recent results of high-power THz generation through optical rectification using a tilted optical pulse front are described. Single-cycle THz pulses of multimicrojoule energies are generated at kHz repetition rates, and average THz power levels exceeding 1 mW can be generated at kHz-MHz repetition rates. Applications in nonlinear THz spectroscopy and THz coherent control are discussed.

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  • János Hebling

  • Ka-Lo Yeh

  • Matthias C. Hoffmann

  • Balázs Bartal

  • Keith A. Nelson

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