Coherent microwave radiation from a laser induced plasma Academic Article uri icon


  • We propose a method for generation of coherent monochromatic microwave/terahertz radiation from a laser-induced plasma. It is shown that small-scale plasma, located in the interaction region of two co-propagating plane-polarized laser beams, can be a source of the dipole radiation at a frequency equal to the difference between the frequencies of the lasers. This radiation is coherent and appears as a result of the so-called optical mixing in plasma. © 2012 American Institute of Physics.

author list (cited authors)

  • Shneider, M. N., & Miles, R. B.

citation count

  • 1

publication date

  • December 2012