Abstract

We have fabricated Fabry–Perot (FP) cavities in the THz region with a ZnTe crystal as a cavity layer by a simple stacking method. We observed more than a three times enhancement of the THz emission intensity in the FP cavities compared with the bare ZnTe crystal at the frequencies of the resonant modes and stopband edges. On the other hand, suppression of the THz emission occurs at frequencies in the stopband. The enhancement and suppression of the THz emission are caused by the modification of the optical density of state in the FP cavities compared to the vacuum.

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