Abstract

Using an optically chirped pulse in an electro-optic detection system, we image the spatiotemporal distribution of a terahertz (THz) pulse. We demonstrate single-shot THz field imaging of photoconductive emitters.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

  • View by:
  • |
  • |
  • |

  1. B. H. Kolner and D. M. Bloom, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 69 (1986).
  2. J. A. Valdmanis and G. A. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 79 (1986).
  3. Q. Wu and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 2523 (1995).
  4. A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
    [CrossRef]
  5. P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
    [CrossRef]
  6. J. A. Valdmanis, in Ultrafast Phenomena V, G. R. Fleming and A. E. Siegman, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1986), p. 82; Solid State Technology/Test & Measurement World, Nov.S40 (1986).
  7. A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
    [CrossRef]
  8. Z. Jiang and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1945 (1998).
    [CrossRef]
  9. P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
    [CrossRef]

1998

Z. Jiang and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1945 (1998).
[CrossRef]

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

1996

A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
[CrossRef]

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

1995

Q. Wu and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 2523 (1995).

1992

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

1986

B. H. Kolner and D. M. Bloom, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 69 (1986).

J. A. Valdmanis and G. A. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 79 (1986).

Auston, D. H.

A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Bloom, D. M.

B. H. Kolner and D. M. Bloom, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 69 (1986).

Broberg, B.

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Galvanauskas, A.

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Han, P. Y.

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Heinz, T. F.

A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Helm, H.

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Jepsen, P. U.

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Jiang, Z.

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Z. Jiang and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1945 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Keiding, S. R.

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Kolner, B. H.

B. H. Kolner and D. M. Bloom, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 69 (1986).

Krotkus, A.

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Mourou, G. A.

J. A. Valdmanis and G. A. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 79 (1986).

Nahata, A.

A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Oberg, M.

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Riordan, J. A.

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Schall, M.

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Schyja, V.

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Tellefsen, J. A.

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Valdmanis, J. A.

J. A. Valdmanis and G. A. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 79 (1986).

J. A. Valdmanis, in Ultrafast Phenomena V, G. R. Fleming and A. E. Siegman, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1986), p. 82; Solid State Technology/Test & Measurement World, Nov.S40 (1986).

Wang, L.

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Winnewisser, C.

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Wu, C. J.

A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Wu, Q.

Q. Wu and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 2523 (1995).

Zhang, X.-C.

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Z. Jiang and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1945 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Q. Wu and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 2523 (1995).

Appl. Phys. Lett.

Q. Wu and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 67, 2523 (1995).

A. Nahata, D. H. Auston, T. F. Heinz, and C. J. Wu, Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 150 (1996).
[CrossRef]

A. Galvanauskas, J. A. Tellefsen, A. Krotkus, M. Oberg, and B. Broberg, Appl. Phys. Lett. 60, 145 (1992).
[CrossRef]

Z. Jiang and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 72, 1945 (1998).
[CrossRef]

IEEE J. Quantum Electron.

B. H. Kolner and D. M. Bloom, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 69 (1986).

J. A. Valdmanis and G. A. Mourou, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. QE-22, 79 (1986).

Phys. Rev. E

P. U. Jepsen, C. Winnewisser, M. Schall, V. Schyja, S. R. Keiding, and H. Helm, Phys. Rev. E 53, R3052 (1996).
[CrossRef]

Proc. SPIE

P. Y. Han, Z. Jiang, J. A. Riordan, L. Wang, and X.-C. Zhang, Proc. SPIE 3277, 198 (1998).
[CrossRef]

Other

J. A. Valdmanis, in Ultrafast Phenomena V, G. R. Fleming and A. E. Siegman, eds. (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 1986), p. 82; Solid State Technology/Test & Measurement World, Nov.S40 (1986).

Cited By

OSA participates in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. Citing articles from OSA journals and other participating publishers are listed here.

Alert me when this article is cited.


Figures (4)

Fig. 1
Fig. 1

Schematic of single-shot 1-D THz imaging with a chirped optical probe beam. CL’s, cylindrical lenses; P’s, polarizers. The first cylindrical lens in the probe-beam path focuses the beam onto a line in the y direction (into the page).

Fig. 2
Fig. 2

Single-shot 1-D THz imaging of a dipole field. The y axis corresponds to the spatial position across the dipole emitter.

Fig. 3
Fig. 3

1-D THz imaging of a quadrupole field. The y axis corresponds to the spatial position across the quadrupole emitter.

Fig. 4
Fig. 4

Spatiotemporal images of a THz field from a dipole antenna with the polylens placed vertically away from the central line by (a) -3, (b) 0, and (c) 3  mm.

Metrics