We characterize the operation of a 4x4 electrically-driven terahertz metamaterial spatial modulator, and demonstrate high modulation uniformly at each pixel with minimal cross-talk. This modulator will enable high-speed terahertz imaging in a single-pixel imaging system.
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W. L. Chan, H. Chen, A. J. Taylor, I. Brener, M. Cich, and D. M. Mittleman, "A Spatial Light Modulator for Terahertz Radiation," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics/International Quantum Electronics Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper CThX2.
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