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Title: Terahertz Radiation from a Nonlinear Slab Traversed by an Optical Pulse

Abstract

We report on the theoretical calculations considering collinear electromagnetic radiation at the propagation of an optical pulse through a slab of nonlinear material. Calculated waveforms of the radiated field fit well to the experimental dependencies showing the remarkable similarities between the radiation at nonlinear wave interaction and the radiation phenomena of moving external charges, similarly to discussed in the Tamm Problem and transition radiation of moving external charges.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Durham, Durham DH1 3LE (United Kingdom)
  2. (Russian Federation)
  3. Department of Microwave Engineering, Yerevan State University, Yerevan 375025 (Armenia)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20861644
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review Letters; Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 4; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.044801; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; NONLINEAR PROBLEMS; PULSES; SLABS; THZ RANGE; TRANSITION RADIATION; WAVE FORMS

Citation Formats

Zinov'ev, N. N., A. F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, 194021 St. Petersburg, Nikoghosyan, A. S., and Chamberlain, J. M. Terahertz Radiation from a Nonlinear Slab Traversed by an Optical Pulse. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.044801.
Zinov'ev, N. N., A. F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, 194021 St. Petersburg, Nikoghosyan, A. S., & Chamberlain, J. M. Terahertz Radiation from a Nonlinear Slab Traversed by an Optical Pulse. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.044801.
Zinov'ev, N. N., A. F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, 194021 St. Petersburg, Nikoghosyan, A. S., and Chamberlain, J. M. Fri . "Terahertz Radiation from a Nonlinear Slab Traversed by an Optical Pulse". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.044801.
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title = {Terahertz Radiation from a Nonlinear Slab Traversed by an Optical Pulse},
author = {Zinov'ev, N. N. and A. F. Ioffe Physical Technical Institute, 194021 St. Petersburg and Nikoghosyan, A. S. and Chamberlain, J. M.},
abstractNote = {We report on the theoretical calculations considering collinear electromagnetic radiation at the propagation of an optical pulse through a slab of nonlinear material. Calculated waveforms of the radiated field fit well to the experimental dependencies showing the remarkable similarities between the radiation at nonlinear wave interaction and the radiation phenomena of moving external charges, similarly to discussed in the Tamm Problem and transition radiation of moving external charges.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVLETT.98.044801},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 4,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {Fri Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Fri Jan 26 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}
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