Temporally resolved electro-optic effect

S. P. Jamison, Allan M. MacLeod, G. Berden, D. A. Jaroszynski, W. Allan Gillespie

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    Abstract

    The electro-optic effect between an ultrafast optical probe pulse and an ultrashort terahertz pulse is shown to depend on the time derivatives of the product of the probe and the terahertz electric fields. Application of this theory to temporally resolved single-shot terahertz detection techniques, where the electro-optic effect is temporally localized within an optical probe pulse, shows that the description presented here differs fundamentally and verifiably from that commonly used in literature.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1753-1755
    Number of pages3
    JournalOptics Letters
    Volume31
    Issue number11
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jun 2006

    Keywords

    • Electrooptics

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