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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 17 — Aug. 17, 2009
  • pp: 15001–15007

Continuous wave terahertz systems exploiting 1.5 µm telecom technologies

B. Sartorius, M. Schlak, D. Stanze, H. Roehle, H. Künzel, D. Schmidt, H.-G. Bach, R. Kunkel, and M. Schell  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 17, pp. 15001-15007 (2009)

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A fiber-assembled CW THz System operating at 1.5 µm is presented. High speed telecom photodiodes integrated with planar THz antennas serve as THz emitters with power up to 10 µW. Photoconductive antennas based on LT InGaAs/InAlAs multi-layer structures allow coherent detection. The system operates in a wide frequency range of 0.1 −1.6 THz.

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(120.4290) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Nondestructive testing
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

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Original Manuscript: May 12, 2009
Revised Manuscript: July 3, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: July 15, 2009
Published: August 10, 2009

B. Sartorius, M. Schlak, D. Stanze, H. Roehle, H. Künzel, D. Schmidt, H.-G. Bach, R. Kunkel, and M. Schell, "Continuous wave terahertz systems exploiting 1.5 µm telecom technologies," Opt. Express 17, 15001-15007 (2009)

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