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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 33, Iss. 2 — Jan. 15, 2008
  • pp: 180–182

Real-time measurement of temporal waveforms of a terahertz pulse using a probe pulse with a tilted pulse front

Yoichi Kawada, Takashi Yasuda, Hironori Takahashi, and Shin-ichiro Aoshima  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 33, Issue 2, pp. 180-182 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.33.000180


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Abstract

We propose a novel method that uses a femtosecond pulse with a tilted pulse front as a probe pulse to perform real-time measurement of temporal waveforms of a terahertz pulse. This method can operate on a single shot in principle. Real-time measurement of the terahertz pulse was achieved using the dynamic subtraction method with a synchronized high-speed complimentary metal-oxide semiconductor sensor. A time window of 2.6 ps was achieved. This value agrees well with results that were calculated theoretically and measured by an interferometric inverted field autocorrelator.

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OCIS Codes
(320.7100) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast measurements
(320.7150) Ultrafast optics : Ultrafast spectroscopy

ToC Category:
Ultrafast Optics

History
Original Manuscript: October 19, 2007
Revised Manuscript: December 7, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: December 12, 2007
Published: January 14, 2008

Citation
Yoichi Kawada, Takashi Yasuda, Hironori Takahashi, and Shin-ichiro Aoshima, "Real-time measurement of temporal waveforms of a terahertz pulse using a probe pulse with a tilted pulse front," Opt. Lett. 33, 180-182 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-33-2-180


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