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Journal of Biological Physics

, Volume 29, Issue 2–3, pp 287–293 | Cite as

Generation of Narrowband Tunable THz-Radiation via Optical Rectification in Periodically Poled Materials

  • G. Torosyan
  • K. Nerkararyan
  • Y. Avetisyan
  • R. Beigang
Article

Abstract

The generation of tunableTHz-radiation via optical rectification offs-pulses in periodically poled nonlinearmaterials is reported and its applicationfor biomedical sensing using THz-senorsbased on planar wave guides is discussed indetail.

optical rectification poled materials Terahertz generation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Torosyan
    • 1
  • K. Nerkararyan
    • 2
  • Y. Avetisyan
    • 2
  • R. Beigang
    • 1
  1. 1.Fachbereich PhysikUniversität KaiserslauternKaiserslauternGermany
  2. 2.Microwave engineering departmentYerevan State UniversityYerevanArmenia

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