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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 3 — Feb. 11, 2013
  • pp: 2903–2912

Hybrid hollow core fibers with embedded wires as THz waveguides

Jessienta Anthony, Rainer Leonhardt, and Alexander Argyros  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 3, pp. 2903-2912 (2013)

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Abstract: We experimentally demonstrate broadband terahertz (THz) pulse propagation through hollow core fibers with two or four embedded Indium wires in a THz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS) setup. The hybrid mode is guided in the air core region with power attenuation coefficients of 0.3 cm−1 and 0.5 cm−1 for the two-wire and four-wire configurations, respectively.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2280) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber design and fabrication
(060.2430) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fibers, single-mode
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: November 15, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 21, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 21, 2013
Published: January 30, 2013

Jessienta Anthony, Rainer Leonhardt, and Alexander Argyros, "Hybrid hollow core fibers with embedded wires as THz waveguides," Opt. Express 21, 2903-2912 (2013)

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