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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 14 — Jul. 15, 2013
  • pp: 17249–17255

Evanescent wave coupling in terahertz waveguide arrays

K. S. Reichel, N. Sakoda, R. Mendis, and D. M. Mittleman  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 14, pp. 17249-17255 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.017249


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Abstract

We study energy transfer among an array of identical finite-width parallel-plate waveguides in close proximity, via evanescent wave coupling of broadband terahertz waves. We observe stronger coupling with larger plate separations and longer propagation paths. This work establishes a platform to investigate new opportunities for THz components and devices based on evanescent wave coupling.

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OCIS Codes
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(260.3090) Physical optics : Infrared, far

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: May 15, 2013
Revised Manuscript: July 5, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: July 5, 2013
Published: July 11, 2013

Citation
K. S. Reichel, N. Sakoda, R. Mendis, and D. M. Mittleman, "Evanescent wave coupling in terahertz waveguide arrays," Opt. Express 21, 17249-17255 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-14-17249


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