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  • Vol. 27, Iss. 1 — Jan. 1, 2002
  • pp: 55–57

Generation and detection of terahertz radiation with multilayered electro-optic polymer films

Alexander M. Sinyukov and L. Michael Hayden  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 55-57 (2002)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.27.000055


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Abstract

We use optical rectification and electro-optic sensing to generate and detect terahertz radiation, using individual and multilayered stacks of electro-optic polymer films. For comparable thickness, the polymer films are more efficient generators and detectors of terahertz radiation than ZnTe crystals.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(190.4710) Nonlinear optics : Optical nonlinearities in organic materials
(190.7110) Nonlinear optics : Ultrafast nonlinear optics

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Alexander M. Sinyukov and L. Michael Hayden, "Generation and detection of terahertz radiation with multilayered electro-optic polymer films," Opt. Lett. 27, 55-57 (2002)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-27-1-55


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