TITLE

Destructive interference of freely propagating terahertz pulses and its potential for high-resolution spectroscopy and optical computing

AUTHOR(S)
Grebenev, V.; Knoesel, E.; Bartels, L.
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;7/9/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Freely propagating terahertz pulses have been superimposed on a detection crystal leading to their mutual annihilation. An extinction ratio as good as 10:1 is found. The interference pattern represents the sum of the pulses, as measured individually, with high fidelity. Its application for high-resolution spectroscopy and optical computing are discussed. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4759020

 

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