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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 18 — Aug. 29, 2011
  • pp: 17738–17749

High-speed terahertz spectroscopic imaging using noncollinear electro-optic sampling and a multistep mirror

Kazunori Maruyama, Norihiko Itani, Shin-ya Hasegawa, and Shinichi Wakana  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 18, pp. 17738-17749 (2011)

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We propose a method for high-speed terahertz spectroscopic imaging that is based on electro-optic sampling with a noncollinear geometry of the THz beam and probe laser beam and has a multistep mirror in the path of the probe beam. We made an imaging system that operates in the over 2.0-THz range and enables the sample region corresponding to a (28 × 28)-pixel area on the sensor to be imaged with a spatial resolution of 1.07 mm and a frequency resolution of 0.079 THz. We also show how the proposed method might be extended for faster THz spectroscopic imaging.

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OCIS Codes
(120.6200) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Spectrometers and spectroscopic instrumentation
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz
(110.6795) Imaging systems : Terahertz imaging

ToC Category:
Imaging Systems

Original Manuscript: May 31, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 4, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 4, 2011
Published: August 25, 2011

Kazunori Maruyama, Norihiko Itani, Shin-ya Hasegawa, and Shinichi Wakana, "High-speed terahertz spectroscopic imaging using noncollinear electro-optic sampling and a multistep mirror," Opt. Express 19, 17738-17749 (2011)

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