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Square lattice microstructure terahertz waveguide
Author(s): Yue Sun; Shuqin Lou; Shujun Lou
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Paper Abstract

Recently a significant advancement in THz source and detector technology have arisen a number of potential application such as space-based communication, THz sensing and imaging for military and security, biology and so on. However, THz spectroscopic techniques uses mainly free space propagation and guided wave still remains a challenge in this intermediate spectral region. In this paper, a square lattice microstructure terahertz waveguide is proposed. Combining super-lattice full-vector method with beam propagation method, its optical properties, especially dispersion, confinement loss and single mode property, are analyzed. Numerical results demonstrate that this waveguide can operate at single mode with low dispersion and low confinement loss.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 October 2006
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 6351, Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices III, 63513P (4 October 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.688646
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Yue Sun, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Shuqin Lou, Beijing Jiaotong Univ. (China)
Shujun Lou, Weifang Huaguang Accuracy Equipment Co. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6351:
Passive Components and Fiber-based Devices III
Sang Bae Lee; Yan Sun; Kun Qiu; Simon C. Fleming; Ian H. White, Editor(s)

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