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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 50, Iss. 19 — Jul. 1, 2011
  • pp: 3201–3204

Terahertz reflectivities of metal-coated mirrors

Mira Naftaly and Richard Dudley  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 50, Issue 19, pp. 3201-3204 (2011)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.50.003201


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Abstract

Terahertz (THz) reflectivities of a variety of metal-coated mirrors were measured. Gold, silver, and aluminum coatings were tested and compared. It was found that all types of optical metal-coated mirrors perform equally well as THz reflectors.

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OCIS Codes
(120.4570) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical design of instruments
(120.5700) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Reflection
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: February 23, 2011
Revised Manuscript: April 27, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: April 27, 2011
Published: June 23, 2011

Citation
Mira Naftaly and Richard Dudley, "Terahertz reflectivities of metal-coated mirrors," Appl. Opt. 50, 3201-3204 (2011)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-50-19-3201


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