TITLE

Injection-seeded terahertz-wave parametric generator with wide tunability

AUTHOR(S)
Kawase, Kodo; Minamide, Hiroaki; Imai, Kazuhiro; Shikata, Jun-ichi; Ito, Hiromasa
PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/14/2002, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p195
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report on the development of a widely tunable (frequency: 0.7–2.4 THz and wavelength: 125–430 μm), injection-seeded THz-wave parametric generator (IS-TPG), which operates at room temperature. The spectral resolution (<100 MHz and 0.003 cm[sup -1]) is the Fourier transform limit of the nanosecond THz-wave pulse. The continuous scanning and narrow spectral bandwidth of the IS-TPG were verified in the absorption spectrum of low-pressure water vapor. The high peak power (>200 mW) of the output wave and the small beam divergence are suited to a variety of applications. © 2002 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5845128

 

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