Terahertz pulses generated from photoconductive switch fabricated on zinc oxide (ZnO) single crystal is presented. High transparent nature of ZnO in visible, near-infrared, mid-infrared and terahertz regions will pave the way for integrated active optics.
© 2005 Optical Society of America
(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.3070) Lasers and laser optics : Infrared and far-infrared lasers
(160.0160) Materials : Materials
(160.5140) Materials : Photoconductive materials
S. Ono, H. Murakami, A. V. Quema, G. Diwa, N. Sarukura, R. Nagasaka, Y. Ichikawa, E. Ohshima, H. Ogino, A. Yoshikawa, and T. Fukuda, "Generation of Terahertz Radiation from Photoconductive Switch on Zinc Oxide Single Crystal," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CThX6.