Characterization of Terahertz Emission from High Resistivity Fe-doped Bulk Ga0.69In0.31As Based Photoconducting Antennas

  • Suranjana¬†Sengupta

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  8. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Terahertz science and technology is attracting great interest due to its application in a wide array of fields made possible by the development of new and improved terahertz radiation sources and detectors. This book focuses on the development and characterization of one such source - namely the semi-large aperture photoconducting (PC) antenna fabricated on Fe-doped bulk Ga0.69In0.31As substrate. The high ultrafast carrier mobility, high resistivity, and subpicosecond carrier lifetime along with low bandgap make Ga0.69In0.31As an excellent candidate for PC antenna based THz emitter that can be photoexcited by compact Yb-based multiwatt laser systems for high power THz emission. The research is aimed at evaluating the impact of physical properties of a semi-large aperture Ga0.69In0.31As PC antenna upon its THz generation efficiency, and is motivated by the ultimate goal of developing a high-power terahertz radiation source for time-domain terahertz spectroscopy and imaging systems.

This Doctoral Thesis has been accepted by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA.

Keywords

Terahertz emission bulk crystal growth gallium indium arsenide hort pulse terahertz radiation sources semiconductor surface emitters terahertz photoconducting antenna terahertz pulses ultrafast spectroscopy

Authors and affiliations

  • Suranjana¬†Sengupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Intel CorporationHillsboroUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8198-1
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-8197-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-8198-1
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