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Terahertz brightness at the extreme: demonstration of 5 GV/m, 17 T low frequency {\lambda}3 terahertz bullet

@article{Shalaby2014TerahertzBA,
  title={Terahertz brightness at the extreme: demonstration of 5 GV/m, 17 T low frequency \{\lambda\}3 terahertz bullet},
  author={Mostafa Shalaby and Christoph P. Hauri},
  journal={arXiv: Optics},
  year={2014}
}
The brightness of a light source defines its applicability to nonlinear phenomena in science. Bright low frequency terahertz (< 5THz) radiation confined to a diffraction-limited spot size is a present hurdle due to the broad bandwidth and long wavelengths associated with single-cycle terahertz pulses as well as due to the lack of terahertz wavefront correctors. Here, using a present-technology system, we employ a new concept of terahertz wavefront manipulation and focusing optimization. We… 
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