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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 15 — Jul. 19, 2010
  • pp: 15887–15892

Hybrid continuous wave terahertz spectroscopy

Maik Scheller, Matthias Stecher, Marina Gerhard, and Martin Koch  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 15, pp. 15887-15892 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.015887


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Abstract

We propose a hybrid architecture for continuous wave terahertz spectroscopy employing a conventional two color photomixing system combined with a quasi time domain spectrometer, driven by a multimode laser diode. This approach fuses high spectral intensity with broadband frequency information and overcomes the ambiguity of standard continuous wave thickness measurements.

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OCIS Codes
(120.3180) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Interferometry
(150.3045) Machine vision : Industrial optical metrology
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Spectroscopy

History
Original Manuscript: May 27, 2010
Revised Manuscript: July 2, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: July 2, 2010
Published: July 12, 2010

Citation
Maik Scheller, Matthias Stecher, Marina Gerhard, and Martin Koch, "Hybrid continuous wave terahertz spectroscopy," Opt. Express 18, 15887-15892 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-15-15887


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