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The excitation of a surface wave cavity based on a two-dimensional periodic structure by an energy source, such as relativistic electrons, results in stimulated, single frequency coherent emission. A high-Q cavity has been achieved via a resonant coupling between surface waves and volume waves. The concept of a Cherenkov maser based on the surface wave cavity is discussed and results of numerical studies presented. Links between the model described and the concept of a surface plasmon amplifier, which has been recently introduced are described.
- optical lattices
- periodic structures
- surface plasmons
- cavity quantum electrodynamics
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- 1 Finished
1/10/08 → 31/03/12
- 1 Invited talk
Invited Seminar at Indian Physics Association, Pilani, India "Periodic surface lattice sources of mm-wave/THz radiation"
Alan Phelps (Invited speaker)8 Mar 2014
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk