Terahertz time-domain spectroscopy is used to generate surface plasmon polaritons via metallic gratings and silicon prisms. Grating measurements indicate efficient, narrowband coupling. Prism measurements show broadband coupling with substantial promise for guided-wave spectroscopy applications.
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J. F. O'Hara, R. D. Averitt, and A. J. Taylor, "Terahertz Surface Plasmon Polariton Generation with Metallic Gratings and Silicon Prisms," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science and Photonic Applications Systems Technologies, Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2005), paper CFM1.
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