Terahertz surface waves propagating on dielectric coated metal sheets are investigated. With respect to sensor applications the interaction of the guided THz-wave and closely approaching coated metallic cylinders is discussed. Unexpected coupling efficiencies are obtained.
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M. Theuer, R. Beigang, and D. R. Grischkowsky, "Sensing by Metal Cylinders Compressing THz Surface Waves," in Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics 2010, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2010), paper CMF5.
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