TITLE

All-electronic generation of 880 fs, 3.5 V shockwaves and their application to a 3 THz

AUTHOR(S)
Van Der Weide, D.W.; Bostak, J.S.; Auld, B.A.; Bloom, D.M.
PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/4/1993, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the generation of subpicosecond shockwaves by entirely electronic means. Determination of shockwaves fall times and amplitudes; Use of monolithic nonlinear transmission line and diode sampling bridge; Uses of circuits with integrated antennas to generate freely propagating pulses.
ACCESSION #
4329400

 

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