A scaling mechanism for increasing the terahertz emission from ionization of air

Matteo Clerici, Marco Peccianti, Bruno E. Schmidt, Lucia Caspani, Mostafa Shalaby, Mathieu Giguère, Antonio Lotti, Arnaud Couairon, François Légaré, Tsuneyuki Ozaki, Daniele Faccio, Roberto Morandotti

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Abstract

A significant enhancement of the terahertz generation efficiency via two-color laserinduced air ionization, up to 10-3, is observed with increasing pump wavelength. Terahertz peak fields up to 4.4 MV/cm were obtained using 400 μJ pulse energy.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2013 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)
Place of PublicationPiscataway, N.J.
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Print)9781557529725
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 16 Jun 2013
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013 - San Jose, CA, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 Jun 201314 Jun 2013

Conference

ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
CountryUnited Kingdom
CitySan Jose, CA
Period9/06/1314/06/13

Keywords

  • terahertz wave generation
  • optical pumping
  • photoionisation

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