Terahertz generation by dynamical photon drag effect in graphene

J. Mangeney, J. Maysonnave, S. Huppert, F. Wang, S. Maero, C. Berger, W. De Heer, T. B. Norris, L. A. De Vaulchier, S. Dhillon, R. Ferreira, J. Tignon

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Room temperature terahertz generation is demonstrated in graphene under femtosecond optical excitation. This is induced by dynamical photon drag, which relies on the transfer of light momentum to the carriers by ponderomotive and magnetic forces.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2015 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781557529688
StatePublished - Aug 10 2015
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 10 2015May 15 2015

Publication series

NameConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2015
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose


  • Electron optics
  • Graphene
  • Nonlinear optics
  • Optical films
  • Optical pulses
  • Optical pumping
  • Ultrafast optics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials


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