Semiconductor saturable absorbers for ultrafast THz signals

Matthias C. Hoffmann, Dmitry Turchinovich

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Abstract

We demonstrate saturable absorber behavior of n-type semiconductors in the THz frequency range using nonlinear THz spectroscopy. Further, we observe THz pulse shortening and increase of the group refractive index at high field strengths.
Original languageEnglish
Publication date2010
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event17th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena 2010 - Snowmass Village, United States
Duration: 18 Jul 201023 Jul 2010
Conference number: 17

Conference

Conference17th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena 2010
Number17
CountryUnited States
CitySnowmass Village
Period18/07/201023/07/2010

Keywords

  • Ultrafast processes in condensed matter, including semiconductors
  • Spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast optics
  • Terahertz

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