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Pancharatnam-Berry phase optical elements fabricated by 3D printing for shaping terahertz beams
Author(s): Arturo I. Hernandez-Serrano; Enrique Castro-Camus; Dorilian Lopez-Mago
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Paper Abstract

The design, fabrication and characterization of space-variant Pancharatnam-Berry phase optical elements is presented for the terahertz regime (THz). These PBOEs are made out of polystyrene and were fabricated by commercially available three-dimensional printers, providing a simple and inexpensive solution for the generation of THz vector beams. The polarization structure was characterized by using a THz time-domain imaging system. These devices can find applications in future THz technologies and provide new tools for the study of polarization morphologies

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 August 2017
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10347, Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIV, 1034734 (25 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2274056
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Arturo I. Hernandez-Serrano, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico)
Enrique Castro-Camus, Ctr. de Investigaciones en Óptica, A.C. (Mexico)
Dorilian Lopez-Mago, Tecnológico de Monterrey (Mexico)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10347:
Optical Trapping and Optical Micromanipulation XIV
Kishan Dholakia; Gabriel C. Spalding, Editor(s)

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