International Journal of Terahertz Science and Technology
  TST >> Vol.6, No.3, September 2013: PP. 206-211
 

Cross-Phase modulation of laser pulses by strong single-cycle terahertz pulse

Nan Yang 1, Hai-Wei Du 2*
1 Laboratory for Laser Plasmas (Ministry of Education) and Department of Physics,
Shanghai Jiaotong University, Dongchuan Road 800, Shanghai 200240, China
2 Terahertz Sensing And Imaging Team, Advanced Science Institute, RIKEN, 519-1399 Aramaki-Aoba, Aoba-ku, Sendai, Miyagi 980-0845, Japan
*2 Email: haiweidu@yahoo.com

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Abstract: Laser pulses cross-phase modulated by strong single-cycle THz pulse is investigated numerically. It is found that the cross-phase modulation is mainly induced by Pockels effect and Kerr effect. These effects can make the laser pulses spectral shift, including red-shift and blue-shift, and broadening. And the duration of the THz pulse affects the cross-phase modulation greatly.

Keywords: Cross-phase modulation, THz pulse.

Received: 2013-1-17

Published: 2013-9-30

Cite this article:
Nan Yang, and Hai-Wei Du. Cross-Phase modulation of laser pulses by strong single-cycle terahertz pulse[J]. International Journal of Terahertz Science and Technology, 2013, Vol.6, No.3: 206-211.  DOI:10.11906/TST.206-211.2013.09.14

URL: http://www.tstnetwork.org/10.11906/TST.206-211.2013.09.14

 

 
 

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