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Terahertz calculations for the Australian synchrotron
Author(s): Chien Aun Chan; Samuel P. Mickan; Gwyn P. Williams; Derek Abbott
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Paper Abstract

The development of terahertz radiation (T-rays) is spurring new applications in spectroscopy and imaging. To maximize the use of T-rays in more applications, a high average terahertz power is needed. Rather than using fast diodes or laser sources, this paper will show that a synchrotron can generate high average power T-rays. This is achieved by creating an electron bunch in the synchrotron ring with high intensity in the terahertz frequency region via Thomson scattering.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 March 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5277, Photonics: Design, Technology, and Packaging, (25 March 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.553023
Show Author Affiliations
Chien Aun Chan, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Samuel P. Mickan, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)
Gwyn P. Williams, Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (United States)
Derek Abbott, The Univ. of Adelaide (Australia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5277:
Photonics: Design, Technology, and Packaging
Chennupati Jagadish; Kent D. Choquette; Benjamin J. Eggleton; Brett D. Nener; Keith A. Nugent, Editor(s)

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