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Ultrafast Laser Laboratory

Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Terahertz (THz) waveguides

Hollow metallic waveguides integrated with terahertz quantum cascade lasers
R. Degl'Innocenti, Y. D. Shah, D. S. Jessop, Y. Ren, O. Mitrofanov, H. E. Beere, D. A. Ritchie
Optics Express 22, 24439-24449 (2014) OSA link

Terahertz wave transmission in flexible polystyrene-lined hollow metallic waveguides for the 2.5-5 THz band
M. Navarro-Cia, M. S. Vitiello, C. M. Bledt, J. E. Melzer, J. A. Harrington, and O. Mitrofanov
Optics Express 21, 23748 (2013) PDF OSA link

Mode interference and radiation leakage in a tapered parallel plate waveguide for terahertz waves
R. Mueckstein, M. Navarro-Cia, and O. Mitrofanov
Appl. Phys. Lett. 102, 141103 (2013) PDF AIP link

Modes in silver-iodide-lined hollow metallic waveguides mapped by terahertz near-field time-domain microscopy
M. Navarro-Cia, C.M. Bledt, M.S. Vitiello, H.E. Beere, D.A. Ritchie, J.A. Harrington, O. Mitrofanov
Journal of the Optical Society of America B 30, 127 (2013) PDF OSA link

Reducing transmission losses in hollow THz waveguides
O. Mitrofanov, R. James, F.A. Fernandez, T.K. Mavrogordatos, and J. A. Harrington
Terahertz Science and Technology, IEEE Transactions on 1, 124 (2011) PDF IEEE link

Dielectric-lined cylindrical metallic THz waveguides: mode structure and dispersion
O. Mitrofanov and J. A. Harrington
Optics Express 18, 1898 (2010) PDF OSA link

Waveguide mode imaging and dispersion analysis with terahertz near-field microscopy
O. Mitrofanov, T. Tan, P.R. Mark, B. Bowden, and J.A. Harrington
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 171104 (2009) PDF AIP link

Low-loss modes in hollow metallic terahertz waveguides with dielectric coatings
B. Bowden, J. A. Harrington, and O. Mitrofanov
Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 181104 (2008) PDF AIP link

Fabrication of terahertz hollow-glass metallic waveguides with inner dielectric coatings
B. Bowden, J. A. Harrington, and O. Mitrofanov
J. Appl. Phys. 104, 093110 (2008). PDF AIP link

Silver/polystyrene-coated hollow glass waveguides for the transmission of terahertz radiation
B. Bowden, J. A. Harrington, and O. Mitrofanov
Opt. Lett. 32, 2945-2947 (2007) PDF OSA link

Terahertz near-field microscopy

Near-field analysis of terahertz pulse generation from photo-excited charge density gradients
R. Mueckstein et al.
Terahertz Science and Technology, IEEE Trans. 5, 260 (2015) IEEE link

Near-field probing of Mie resonances in single TiO2 microspheres at terahertz frequencies
O. Mitrofanov, F. Dominec, P. Kuzel, J. L. Reno, I. Brener, U-C. Chung, C. Elissalde, M. Maglione, and P. Mounaix
Optics Express 22, 23034 (2014) OSA link (Open Access)

3micron aperture probes for near-field terahertz transmission microscopy
Alexander J. Macfaden, John L. Reno, Igal Brener, and Oleg Mitrofanov
Applied Physics Letters 104, 011110 (2014) APL link (Open Access) Research Summary

Terahertz imaging of sub-wavelength particles with Zenneck surface waves
M. Navarro-Cia, M. Natrella, F. Dominec, J. C. Delagnes, P. Kuzel, P. Mounaix, C. Graham, C. C. Renaud, A. J. Seeds and O. Mitrofanov
Applied Physics Letters 103, 221103 (2013) APL link (Open Access)

Probing terahertz surface plasmon waves in graphene structures
O. Mitrofanov et al.
Applied Physics Letters 103, 111105 (2013) APL link (Open Access) Research summary

Modelling of surface waves on a THz antenna detected by a near-field probes
M. Natrella, O. Mitrofanov, R. Mueckstein, C. Graham, C. C. Renaud, and A. J. Seeds
Optics Express 20, 16023-16031 (2012) PDF OSA link

Terahertz probe for spectroscopy of sub-wavelength objects
O. Mitrofanov, C. C. Renaud, and A. J. Seeds
Optics Express 20, 6197-6202 (2012) PDF OSA link

Imaging and analysis of THz surface plasmon polariton waves with the integrated sub-wavelength aperture probe
R. Mueckstein, C. Graham, C. C. Renaud, A. J. Seeds, J. A. Harrington, and O. Mitrofanov
Special Issue: Terahertz Near-field Optics, Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves 32, 1031 (2011) PDF link

Imaging of terahertz surface plasmon waves excited on a gold surface by a focused beam
R. Mueckstein and O. Mitrofanov
Optics Express 19, 3212 (2011) PDF OSA link

Waveguide mode imaging and dispersion analysis with terahertz near-field microscopy
O. Mitrofanov, T. Tan, P.R. Mark, B. Bowden, and J.A. Harrington
Appl. Phys. Lett. 94, 171104 (2009) PDF AIP link

Terahertz near-field electro-optic probe based on a microresonator
O. Mitrofanov
Appl. Phys. Lett. 88, 091118 (2006). PDF AIP link

Generation of low frequency components due to phase amplitude modulation of subcycle far infrared pulses in near field diffraction
O. Mitrofanov, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West
Appl. Phys. Lett. 81, 1579 (2002). PDF AIP link

Effect of chirp in diffraction of short electromagnetic pulses through subwavelength apertures
O. Mitrofanov, M. Lee, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West
Appl. Phys. Lett. 80, 1319 (2002). PDF AIP link

Terahertz pulse propagation through small apertures
O. Mitrofanov, M. Lee, J. W. P. Hsu, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West, J. D. Wynn, and J. F. Federici
Appl. Phys. Lett. 79, 907 (2001). PDF AIP link

Collection mode near-field imaging with 0.5 THz pulses
O. Mitrofanov, M. Lee, J. W. P. Hsu, I. Brener, R. Harel, J. Federici, J. D. Wynn, L. N. Pfeiffer, and K. W. West
IEEE J. Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics 7, 600 (2001) PDF IEEE link

Study of single-cycle pulse propagation inside a terahertz near-field probe
O. Mitrofanov, R. Harel, M. Lee, L. N. Pfeiffer, K. W. West, J. D. Wynn, and J. Federici
Appl. Phys. Lett. 78, 252 (2001). PDF AIP link

Organic electronics: rubrene

Revealing surface oxidation on the organic semi-conducting single crystal rubrene with time of flight secondary ion mass spectroscopy
R. J. Thompson, S. Fearn, K. J. Tan, H. G. Cramer, C. L. Kloc, N. J. Curson, O. Mitrofanov
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 15, 5202 (2013) PDF RSC link

Evolution of the surface morphology of rubrene under ambient conditions
R. J. Thompson, B. Yadin, Z. J. Grout, S. Hudziak, C. L. Kloc, O. Mitrofanov, and N. J. Curson
Appl. Phys. Lett. 98, 053302 (2011) PDF AIP link

Role of synthesis for oxygen defect incorporation in crystalline rubrene
O. Mitrofanov, C. Kloc, T. Siegrist, D.V. Lang, W.-Y. So, and A.P. Ramirez
Appl. Phys. Lett. 91, 212106 (2007) PDF AIP link

Mobility-independent doping in crystalline rubrene field-effect transistors
W.-y. So, J.M. Wikberg, D.V. Lang, O. Mitrofanov, C.L. Kloc, T. Siegrist, A.M. Sergent, and A.P. Ramirez
Solid State Comm. 142, 483 (2007). PDF

Oxygen-Related Bandgap State in Single Crystal Rubrene
O. Mitrofanov, D.V. Lang, C. Kloc, M.J. Wikberg, T. Siegrist, W.-Y. So, M.A. Sergent, and A.P. Ramirez
Phys. Rev. Lett. 97, 166601 (2006). PDF APS link


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