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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 11 — May. 31, 2004
  • pp: 2387–2396

Direct visualization of a polariton resonator in the THz regime

Nikolay S. Stoyanov, T. Feurer, David W. Ward, Eric R. Statz, and Keith A. Nelson  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 11, pp. 2387-2396 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.002387


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Abstract

We report fabrication of a THz phonon-polariton resonator in a single crystal of LiNbO3 using femtosecond laser machining with high energy pulses. Fundamental and overtone resonator modes are excited selectively and monitored through spatiotemporal imaging. The resonator is integrated into a single solid-state platform that can include THz generation, manipulation, readout and other functionalities.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(280.1100) Remote sensing and sensors : Aerosol detection
(320.2250) Ultrafast optics : Femtosecond phenomena
(320.7130) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
(320.7160) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast technology

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History
Original Manuscript: April 23, 2004
Revised Manuscript: May 13, 2004
Published: May 30, 2004

Citation
Nikolay Stoyanov, T. Feurer, David Ward, Eric Statz, and Keith Nelson, "Direct Visualization of a Polariton Resonator in the THz Regime," Opt. Express 12, 2387-2396 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-11-2387


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