Abstract

Coherent far-IR radiation is observed upon the generation of dense laser-driven plasma in a solid copper target. The coherent radiation demonstrates a strong half-cycle-pulse nature with temporal dynamics as fast as 150‚ÄČfs. Comparisons between the data and radiation models are discussed. This measurement dem onstrates a new method of performing ultrafast laser-plasma diagnostics in solid targets.

© 2008 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article
OSA Recommended Articles
Ultrafast x-ray pulses emitted from a liquid mercury laser target

Christian Reich, Christopher M. Laperle, Xiaodi Li, Brian Ahr, Frank Benesch, and Christoph G. Rose-Petruck
Opt. Lett. 32(4) 427-429 (2007)

Terahertz emission from ultrafast ionizing air in symmetry-broken laser fields

K. Y. Kim, J. H. Glownia, A. J. Taylor, and G. Rodriguez
Opt. Express 15(8) 4577-4584 (2007)

Efficient terahertz emission by mid-infrared laser pulses from gas targets

Wei-Min Wang, Shigeo Kawata, Zheng-Ming Sheng, Yu-Tong Li, Li-Ming Chen, Lie-Jia Qian, and Jie Zhang
Opt. Lett. 36(14) 2608-2610 (2011)

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (2)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription