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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 23 — Nov. 15, 2004
  • pp: 5723–5728

Wavelength scale terahertz two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides

Chunchen Lin, Caihua Chen, Garrett J. Schneider, Peng Yao, Shouyuan Shi, Ahmed Sharkawy, and Dennis W. Prather  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 23, pp. 5723-5728 (2004)

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A terahertz-scale two-dimensional photonic-crystal waveguide based on a silicon-on-insulator was fabricated, and the optical transmission spectrum was measured. Terahertz beam propagation characteristics were observed using a thermal imaging camera, with incident light in the 10.1–10.7 µm range. The measured transmission spectrum was in good agreement with a three-dimensional finite-difference time-domain calculation

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OCIS Codes
(130.3060) Integrated optics : Infrared
(220.4000) Optical design and fabrication : Microstructure fabrication
(230.7390) Optical devices : Waveguides, planar

ToC Category:
Research Papers

Original Manuscript: September 20, 2004
Revised Manuscript: October 28, 2004
Published: November 15, 2004

Chunchen Lin, Caihua Chen, Garrett Schneider, Peng Yao, Shouyuan Shi, Ahmed Sharkawy, and Dennis Prather, "Wavelength scale terahertz two-dimensional photonic crystal waveguides," Opt. Express 12, 5723-5728 (2004)

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