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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 23 — Dec. 1, 1999
  • pp: 1771–1773

Direct measurement of a photoconductive receiver’s temporal response by dithered-edge sampling

Jake Bromage, Ian A. Walmsley, and C. R. Stroud, Jr.  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 24, Issue 23, pp. 1771-1773 (1999)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.24.001771


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Abstract

We present the results of a direct measurement of the temporal response of a terahertz (THz) photoconductive receiver obtained by dithered-edge sampling. The receiver response has structure that accounts for the negative-going leading edge of the pulse shape that is often seen in measurements made with these receivers in a conventional sampling arrangement. We show that the THz pulse shape measured by conventional photoconductive sampling is indeed a cross correlation of the pulse with the measured receiver’s response.

© 1999 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(320.7080) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast devices
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements

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Jake Bromage, Ian A. Walmsley, and C. R. Stroud, Jr., "Direct measurement of a photoconductive receiver’s temporal response by dithered-edge sampling," Opt. Lett. 24, 1771-1773 (1999)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-24-23-1771


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