We investigate interaction of THz radiation with semiconductor lasers at room temperature and show that the voltage across the diode varies linearly with the injected THz power when the diode is operated just below threshold.
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(140.0140) Lasers and laser optics : Lasers and laser optics
(140.5960) Lasers and laser optics : Semiconductor lasers
(260.0260) Physical optics : Physical optics
(260.3090) Physical optics : Infrared, far
C. Brenner, S. Hoffmann, M. Hofmann, M. Salhi, and M. Koch, "Room-Temperature Terahertz Detection with Diode Lasers," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2006), paper CTuL6.
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