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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 7 — Mar. 29, 2010
  • pp: 7415–7420

Two-wire waveguide for terahertz

Hamid Pahlevaninezhad, Thomas E. Darcie, and Barmak Heshmat  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 7, pp. 7415-7420 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.007415


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Abstract

We present a rigorous theoretical analysis of the two-wire waveguide. Obtaining the attenuation constant in terms of the dimensions of the waveguide analytically, we show that the absorption coefficient can be less than 0.01 cm−1, with the appropriate values of the dimensions.

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OCIS Codes
(230.0230) Optical devices : Optical devices
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 15, 2010
Revised Manuscript: March 9, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: March 9, 2010
Published: March 25, 2010

Citation
Hamid Pahlevaninezhad, Thomas E. Darcie, and Barmak Heshmat, "Two-wire waveguide for terahertz," Opt. Express 18, 7415-7420 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-7-7415


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