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  • Vol. 23, Iss. 8 — Aug. 1, 2005
  • pp: 2469–

Ferroelectric PVDF Cladding Terahertz Waveguide

Takehiko Hidaka, Hiroaki Minamide, Hiromasa Ito, Jun-ichi Nishizawa, Kouta Tamura, and Shinto Ichikawa

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 23, Issue 8, pp. 2469- (2005)

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A new type of flexible terahertz-wave hollow waveguide has been developed using ferroelectric polymer poly vinylidene fluoride (PVDF) as the cladding material. The transmission efficiency of the PVDF waveguide was better than a metal hollow waveguide with the same size and structure as the PVDF waveguide. This paper also reports the bent-angle dependencies of the transmission efficiency of the hollow PVDF.

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Takehiko Hidaka, Hiroaki Minamide, Hiromasa Ito, Jun-ichi Nishizawa, Kouta Tamura, and Shinto Ichikawa, "Ferroelectric PVDF Cladding Terahertz Waveguide," J. Lightwave Technol. 23, 2469- (2005)

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