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The T-Era-100A-1550-air terahertz photoconductive antenna (THz-PCA) is used to generate wideband THz pulses in terahertz time-domain systems. The T-Era-100A-1550-air THz-PCA is made on high resistive ultra-fast epitaxially grown multi-quantum well InGaAs-InAlAs substrates substrates packaged in TeTechS' patent pending THz chip enclosure module. The enclosure module houses the THz-PCA chip with a collimating high-resistive silicon lens attach to the back side of the THz-PCA chip. The device is packaged in a modular format so that it is easy to change the THz-PCA chip inside the enclosure at a fraction of cost.
The device is shipped with the silicon lens aligned and packaged on the back side of the THz-PCA chip. The silicon lens can be re-aligned after changing the THz-PCA chip using our silicon lens setting fixtures.
An input bias voltage can be applied to the chip through an isolated MMCX connector. The standard 01' treaded body makes it convenient to attach the module to other standard optical components or mount it on an optical bench.
When excited by optical pulses with 40 mW average optical power, the T-Era-100A-1550-air THz-PCA generates 14 nA peak THz photocurrent with more than 60dB terahertz power spectrum dynamic range.
|Optical Excitation Wavelength:||1540 nm - 1560 nm|
|Average Optical Power:||10 mW- 100 mW|
|Bias Voltage:||5 V - 60 V|
|Spectrum Bandwidth:||>3 THz|
|Power Spectrum Dynamic Range:||60 dB|
A typical THz pulse and its corresponding power spectrum generated by a T-Era-100A-1550-air transmitter module and detected by a T-Era-20D40P-1550-air receiver module in a terahertz time-domain system.
A typical THz pulse and its corresponding power spectrum generated by a T-Era-100A-1550-air transmitter module and detected by a T-Era-20D40P-1550-air receiver module in a terahertz time-domain system. Excited by 100fs optical pulses with 20mW average power the T-Era-100A-1550-air THz-PCAs generate 250pA peak THz photocurrent with more than 50dB THz power spectrum dynamic range.