Counter-propagating difference frequency mixing in diamond with terahertz waves

Matteo Clerici, Lucia Caspani, Eleonora Rubino, Marco Peccianti, Marco Cassataro, Alessandro Busacca, Tsuneyuki Ozaki, Daniele Faccio, Roberto Morandotti

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We investigate four-wave mixing between terahertz and optical pulses in diamond. We observe the occurrence of sum and difference frequency generation, with the latter being phasematched for terahertz pulses counter-propagating to the optical field.

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


ConferenceCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2013
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
CitySan Jose, CA


  • optical pulses
  • diamonds
  • delays
  • multiwave mixing


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