Beam-Driven Terahertz Source Based on Open Ended Waveguide with a Dielectric Layer

S.N. Galyamin, A.V. Tyukhtin, V.V. Vorobev, S. Antipov, S.S. Baturin

Research output


Electromagnetic waves with frequencies from 0.1 THz to 10 THz are of great importance for a number of scientific and practical applications. Different techniques are known allowing generating these frequencies. However, a current trend of physics and industry is to fill this gap with more powerful and efficient sources. For example, recent experi- ments have shown promising THz generation in dielectric loaded structures. Developing this area, we consider the THz emitting scheme where an ultrarelativistic charge exits the open end of a cylindrical waveguide with a dielectric layer and produces THz waves in a form of Cherenkov ra- diation. The end of the waveguide is supposed to be either orthogonal to the structure axis or skewed. To obtain THz frequencies from waveguides with centimeter or millimeter radii, we consider high order modes. We present typical field patterns (in the Fraunhofer zone) and show that the aperture of the vacuum channel gives, as a rule, the main contribution.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 5th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’14), Dresden, Germany
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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