We report an experimental study of the reflection of s- and p-polarized subpicosecond THz-radiation pulses from silicon. We propose silicon reflection switches for relativistic femtosecond electron-beam bunch length measurement via THz wake field diagnostics.
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R. Ascazubi, I. Wilke, H. Zhong, S. Wang, X. C. Zhang, A. Fisher, P. Bolton, R. Carr, and H. Schlarb, "A femtosecond laser-activated silicon reflection switch for electron-beam bunch length measurements," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper CTuP25.
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