Terahertz emission from an single crystal iron film is studied. The terahertz emission results from optical rectification of an ultrashort optical pulse due to magnetic and surface contributions to the second order nonlinearity.
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D. J. Hilton, R. D. Averitt, C. A. Meserole, G. L. Fisher, D. J. Funk, and A. J. Taylor, "Terahertz emission via ultrashort pulse excitation of magnetic metal surfaces," 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 IMQ4.
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