Single-shot measurement of terahertz electromagnetic pulses by use of electro-optic sampling

Jie Shan, Aniruddha S. Weling, Ernst Knoesel, Ludwig Bartels, Mischa Bonn, Ajay Nahata, Georg A. Reider, Tony F. Heinz

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Abstract

We demonstrate a simple scheme for capturing the temporal waveforms of a freely propagating terahertz electromagnetic transient in a single shot. The method relies on electro-optic sampling in a noncollinear geometry for the terahertz radiation and the visible probe beam, coupled with multichannel detection. The approach provides time resolution that is comparable to that of conventional electro-optic sampling measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)426-428
Number of pages3
JournalOptics Letters
Volume25
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 15 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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