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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 22 — Nov. 15, 2013
  • pp: 4578–4580

Frequency downshift of Nd:YAG lasers and terahertz radiation

S. Son, Sung Joon Moon, and J. Y. Park  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 22, pp. 4578-4580 (2013)

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The interaction between an intense laser and a cotraveling relativistic dense electron beam could result in the downshifting of the laser frequency. It is theoretically analyzed that this process can generate a coherent terahertz radiation. The radiation energy could reach the order of 1 mJ per shot in the duration of 100 ps, or a temporal radiation power of 10 MW, with a set of practically relevant parameters.

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OCIS Codes
(140.2600) Lasers and laser optics : Free-electron lasers (FELs)
(350.5400) Other areas of optics : Plasmas
(040.2235) Detectors : Far infrared or terahertz

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

Original Manuscript: August 3, 2013
Revised Manuscript: September 18, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 24, 2013
Published: November 5, 2013

S. Son, Sung Joon Moon, and J. Y. Park, "Frequency downshift of Nd:YAG lasers and terahertz radiation," Opt. Lett. 38, 4578-4580 (2013)

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