Terahertz microjets and graphene: Technologies towards ultrafast all-optical modulation

Mark H. Bergen, Brandon Born, Simon Geoffroy-Gagnon, Jonathan F. Holzman
2017 2017 IEEE Photonics Society Summer Topical Meeting Series (SUM)  
Key technologies for ultrafast all-optical THz modulation are introduced. A graphene monolayer is applied for modulation, on a picosecond timescale, and a dielectric sphere is applied to form a high-intensity THz microjet within the graphene monolayer.
doi:10.1109/phosst.2017.8012723 fatcat:mfo3r5emm5hpvopxur2autsf2y