Advanced Photon Source

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THz Workshop - Scientific Program

Monday, July 30
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast  
8:45 AM – 8:50 AM Welcome L. Young
8:50 AM – 9:00 AM Workshop scope and charge A. Zholents
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Workshop overview and annoucements H. Wen
9:05 AM – 9:10 AM Review of Scientific Instruments: A Special Issue on THz Sources A. Macrander
  Session Chair: K. Y. Kim  
9:10 AM – 9:55 AM

Keynote Talk - High power source for nonlinear terahertz spectroscopy

K. Nelson
9:55 AM– 10:25 AM Control of superconductivity in cuprate high-temperature superconductors using intense THz light pulses S. Kaiser
10:25 AM – 10:55 AM Coffee Break  
10:55 AM – 11:25 AM Intense multi-terahertz pulses: electric and magnetic nonlinearities on the sub-cycle scale R. Huber
11:25 AM – 11:55 PM High field THz science using linac-based sources A. Lindenberg
11:55 AM – 12:25 PM THz makes X-ray J. Hebling
12:25 PM – 1:30 PM Emerging science with intense THz sources (Working Lunch)  
  Session Chair: S. Milton  
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Terahertz wave air photonics: generation and detection of intense THz waves with laser-induced plasma in gaseous media J. Dai
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Narrow-band THz emission from laser-modulated beam D. Xiang
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM The Jefferson Lab high power broadband THz facility G. Williams
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Coffee Break  
  Session Chair: K. J. Kim  
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Development of THz sources based on femtosecond electron pulse train H. Hama
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM Coherent THz pulses from linear SRF accelerators: perspectives for naturally synchronized THz pump probe experiments and novel electron beam diagnostic M. Gensch
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM Femtosecond synchronization for THz/VUV/X-ray pump probe experiments J. Byrd
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Introduction to discussion sessions Discussion leaders
7:00 PM No Host Dinner  
Tuesday, July 31
8:15 AM – 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast  
8:45 AM – 10:15 AM Discussion Session I: Accelerator based THz Source and Enabled Science
Discussion Leaders: J. Byrd and G. Williams
Intense broadband THz from FACET at SLAC A. Fisher
Tera Fermi A. Perucchi
Compact, e-beam based mm-and THz-wave light sources S. Biedron
Characterization of the THz radiation source at SPARC_LAB E. Chiadroni
Corrugated pipe for generating terahertz radiation K. Bane
Table Top Narrow Bandwidth Tunable THz source S. Antipov
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM Coffee Break  
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Discussion Session II: Laser Based THz Source and Enabled Science
Discussion Leaders: J. Dai and J. Hebling
Prospects of THz pulse generation with mJ-level energy and 100 MV/cm electric field J. A. Fülöp
Phase-matched scalable THz generation in two-color filamentation K. Y. Kim
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Low-cost, high-efficient THz sources (Working Lunch)  
1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Discussion Session III: THz Pump, X-ray Probe Technique and Enabled Science
Discussion Leaders: M. Gensch and H. Wen
Conceptual design for a THz pump X-ray probe facility at the European X-FEL M. Gensch
Development and applications of THz bandwidth X-ray detectors E. Landahl
The current status of THz pump VUV probe at JLab G. Williams
Planning THz pump and X-ray probe at LCLS A. Fisher
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Coffee Break  
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Conclusion Discussion leaders
5:00 PM Adjourn  


  • The timeline and content for July 31 is an estimate which may vary based on the participant interests in the topics.
  • The speakers of contribution talks will be contacted by discussion leaders for presentation details.