Charge screening limits the output power of photoconductive sources of terahertz-frequency (far-infrared) radiation. We demonstrate a means of obtaining a significant increase in output power using a coherent array of two sources operated near saturation.
© 2006 Optical Society of America
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(300.6270) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, far infrared
(320.0320) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast optics
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
M. E. Knotts and D. R. Denison, "Photoconductive Terahertz Source with Array Feed for Enhanced Emission," 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 JTuD24.
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