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Title: Joule-class THz pulses from microchannel targets

Inference of joule-class THz radiation sources from microchannel targets driven with hundreds of joule, picosecond lasers is reported. THz sources of this magnitude are useful for nonlinear pumping of matter and for charged-particle acceleration and manipulation. Microchannel targets demonstrate increased laser–THz conversion efficiency compared to planar foil targets, with laser energy to THz energy conversion up to ∼0.9% in the best cases.

 
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Award ID(s):
2152081
NSF-PAR ID:
10496450
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Publisher / Repository:
Optical Society of America
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Optics Letters
Volume:
49
Issue:
7
ISSN:
0146-9592; OPLEDP
Format(s):
Medium: X Size: Article No. 1737
Size(s):
["Article No. 1737"]
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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