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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 18 — Aug. 27, 2012
  • pp: 19778–19786

Two-dimensional plasma current and optimized terahertz generation in two-color photoionization

T. I. Oh, Y. S. You, and K. Y. Kim  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 18, pp. 19778-19786 (2012)

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Two-dimensional (2-D) transverse photocurrent generation is studied and applied to control and optimize terahertz energy and polarization in two-color, laser-produced air filaments. A full control of terahertz output is demonstrated and explained in the context of 2-D photocurrent model.

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OCIS Codes
(260.5210) Physical optics : Photoionization
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena
(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas
(040.2235) Detectors : Far infrared or terahertz

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

Original Manuscript: May 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: July 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 6, 2012
Published: August 14, 2012

T. I. Oh, Y. S. You, and K. Y. Kim, "Two-dimensional plasma current and optimized terahertz generation in two-color photoionization," Opt. Express 20, 19778-19786 (2012)

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