Fiber laser pumped high average power singlecycle THz pulse source

  • Matthias C. Hoffmann
  • Ka-Lo Yeh
  • Harold Y. Hwang
  • Tom Sosnowski
  • János Hebling
  • Keith A. Nelson
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Part of the Springer Series in Chemical Physics book series (CHEMICAL, volume 92)

Abstract

Near single-cycle THz pulse generation from lithium niobate crystal by optical rectification of pulses from an Yb fiber laser/amplifier system was investigated. The pump laser supplied 250 fs long pulses with 14 μJ energy at up to 1 MHz repetition rate. The THz average power exceeded 0.25 mW.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias C. Hoffmann
    • 1
  • Ka-Lo Yeh
    • 1
  • Harold Y. Hwang
    • 1
  • Tom Sosnowski
    • 2
  • János Hebling
    • 1
    • 3
  • Keith A. Nelson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA
  2. 2.Clark-MXR, Inc.DexterUSA
  3. 3.Department of Experimental PhysicsUniversity of PécsPécsHungary

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