We report THz emission from free standing InAs nanowires. The radiation is attributed to coherent plasmon motion excited by ultrashort laser pulses and exhibits power enhancement and spectral red-shift compared to an InAs planar surface.
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(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz
D. Seletskiy, M. P. Hasselbeck, M. Sheik-Bahae, J. G. Cederberg, L. C. Chuang, M. Moewe, and C. J. Chang-Hasnain, "Observation of THz Emission from InAs Nanowires," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2008), paper CMM2.
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