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  • Editor: J. H. Eberly
  • Vol. 5, Iss. 11 — Nov. 22, 1999
  • pp: 243–248

2D measurement and spatio-temporal coupling of few-cycle THz pulses

Zhiping Jiang and X.-C. Zhang  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 5, Issue 11, pp. 243-248 (1999)

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The propagation of few-cycle THz pulses are measured by the improved CCD based 2D THz imaging system. There exists strong spatio-temporal shaping effect, leading to dramatically time dependent beam diameter and wave front. Theoretical simulation is given.

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OCIS Codes
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(320.5540) Ultrafast optics : Pulse shaping
(320.7120) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast phenomena

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Research Papers

Original Manuscript: October 1, 1999
Published: November 22, 1999

Zhiping Jiang and Xi-Cheng Zhang, "2D measurement and spatio-temporal coupling of few-cycle THz pulses," Opt. Express 5, 243-248 (1999)

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