Active Elements For Sub-Terahertz Nanosecond Gigawatt Compressors

Poster (OPTO-P2)

Thu, 12 Nov 2020 01:15am to 03:00am

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Nanosecond gigawatt compressors based on a three-mirror quasi-optical scheme use active elements of plain gallium arsenide. The semiconductor has the most promising properties in the sub-terahertz region, including low power loss and nanosecond peak time of switching. Hereby we demonstrate the difference in power loss between a plane wave and a real Gaussian beam passing through a plane-parallel plate of lossy semiconductor located at the angle of around 45 degrees to provide the ability to switch out the compressed pulse.

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Presenters and Authors Info

Presenter: Anonymous

Authors: Kulygin, Maxim