A convenient method for generating upshifted and harmonically-generated terahertz transients via the creation of highly anisotropic electron-hole wavepackets in quantum wells is described. Our results are in agreement with experimental measurements.
© 1999 Optical Society of America
S. Hughes and D.S. Citrin, "Tunability in the Terahertz Regime: Charge-Carrier Wavepacket Manipulation in Quantum Wells," Appl. Opt. 38, 7153-7154 (1999)