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Role of misalignment-induced angular chirp in the electro-optic detection of THz waves

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Role of misalignment-induced angular chirp in the electro-optic detection of THz waves. / Walsh, D.A.; Cliffe, M.J.; Pan, R.; Snedden, E.W.; Graham, D.M.; Gillespie, W.A.; Jamison, S.P.

In: Optics Express, Vol. 22, No. 10, 12.05.2014, p. 12028-12037.

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Walsh, DA, Cliffe, MJ, Pan, R, Snedden, EW, Graham, DM, Gillespie, WA & Jamison, SP 2014, 'Role of misalignment-induced angular chirp in the electro-optic detection of THz waves', Optics Express, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 12028-12037. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.012028

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Walsh, D. A., Cliffe, M. J., Pan, R., Snedden, E. W., Graham, D. M., Gillespie, W. A., & Jamison, S. P. (2014). Role of misalignment-induced angular chirp in the electro-optic detection of THz waves. Optics Express, 22(10), 12028-12037. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.012028

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Walsh DA, Cliffe MJ, Pan R, Snedden EW, Graham DM, Gillespie WA et al. Role of misalignment-induced angular chirp in the electro-optic detection of THz waves. Optics Express. 2014 May 12;22(10):12028-12037. https://doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.012028

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Walsh, D.A. ; Cliffe, M.J. ; Pan, R. ; Snedden, E.W. ; Graham, D.M. ; Gillespie, W.A. ; Jamison, S.P. / Role of misalignment-induced angular chirp in the electro-optic detection of THz waves. In: Optics Express. 2014 ; Vol. 22, No. 10. pp. 12028-12037.

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