Generation of terahertz pulses from photoconductive switch on zinc oxide (ZnO) single crystal is demonstrated. High transparent nature of ZnO in visible, near-infrared, mid-infrared and terahertz region will unravel the prospect of 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. Quema, G. Diwa, N. Sarukura, R. Nagasaka, Y. Ichikawa, E. Ohshima, H. Ogino, A. Yoshikawa, and T. Fukuda, " Terahertz-Radiation Generation from Zinc Oxide Photoconductive Switch," in Optical Terahertz Science and Technology, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper MC5.
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