TITLE

Differential electronic gating: A method to measure the shape of short THz pulses with a poorly defined trigger signal

AUTHOR(S)
Hovenier, J. N.; van Es, R. W.; Klaassen, T. O.; Wenckebach, W. Th.; Kra¨tschmer, M.; Klappenberger, F.; Schomburg, E.; Winnerl, S.; Knippels, G. M. H.; van der Meer, A. F. G.
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/18/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A simple experimental method has been developed to determine the shape of repetitive picosecond THz pulses in the presence of a large jitter in the trigger signal. This method, a modification of the recently reported differential optical gating method, is based on the femtosecond electronic gating of a high-frequency sequential oscilloscope. As a test, the shape of THz pulses from the free-electron laser has been measured. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4414307

 

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