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Real time THz imaging system based on electro-optic crystals
Author(s): Z. G. Lu; Xi-Cheng Zhang
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Paper Abstract

We present a focal plane terahertz (THz) ray imaging system through use of a big-size <100> oriented ZnTe electro- optic crystal plate. Some concealed living insects and moving objects have been directly imaged and the dynamic processes of the THz field distributions are clearly displayed, both in real-time model. We also discuss the maximum and minimum sizes of the available imaging objects in this THz imaging system, and give ways to improve them.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 December 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3491, 1998 International Conference on Applications of Photonic Technology III: Closing the Gap between Theory, Development, and Applications, (4 December 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.328750
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Z. G. Lu, National Research Council Canada (Canada)
Xi-Cheng Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3491:
1998 International Conference on Applications of Photonic Technology III: Closing the Gap between Theory, Development, and Applications
George A. Lampropoulos; Roger A. Lessard, Editor(s)

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