Čerenkov Radiation from Femtosecond Optical Pulses in Electro-Optic Media
It was recently suggested that under suitable conditions the propagation of femtosecond optical pulses in electro-optic materials should be accompanied by the radiation of an extremely fast electromagnetic transient [1,2]. This phenomenon, which arises from the inverse electro-optic effect , produces a Čerenkov cone of pulsed radiation having a duration of approximately one cycle and a frequency in the THz range.
KeywordsElectric Pulse Optical Pulse Beam Waist Optical Beam Main Pulse
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