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Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Abstract-Cherenkov-phase-matched nonlinear optical detection and generation of terahertz radiation via GaAs with metal-coating
Ramon Delos Santos, Shinpei Ozawa, Valynn Mag-usara, Syougo Azuma, Anthony Tuico, Vernalyn Copa, Arnel Salvador, Kohji Yamamoto, Armando Somintac, Kazuyoshi Kurihara, Hideaki Kitahara, Masahiko Tani, and Elmer Estacio
Terahertz (THz) wave detection and emission via Cherenkov-phase-matched nonlinear optical effects at 1.55-μm optical wavelength were demonstrated using a GaAs with metal-coating (M-G-M) and bare GaAs as a reference sample in conjunction with a metallic tapered parallel-plate waveguide (TPPWG). The metal-coated GaAs is superior to the bare wafer both as a THz electro-optic detector and as an emitter. Significant improvements in the detection and emission efficiency were obtained by utilizing a metal-coating due to better confinement and lower loss of the THz waves propagating in the M-G-M compared with bare GaAs.