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Optics Express

  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 3 — Feb. 10, 2014
  • pp: 3137–3144

High order kinoforms as a broadband achromatic diffractive optics for terahertz beams

J. Suszek, A. M. Siemion, N. Błocki, M. Makowski, A. Czerwiński, J. Bomba, A. Kowalczyk, I. Ducin, K. Kakarenko, N. Pałka, P. Zagrajek, M. Kowalski, E. Czerwińska, C. Jastrzebski, K. Świtkowski, J.-L. Coutaz, A. Kolodziejczyk, and M. Sypek  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 3, pp. 3137-3144 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.22.003137


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Abstract

We discuss thin optical structures that allow chromatic aberrations to be avoided in the THz domain. The paper contains the theoretical considerations, computer modeling and experimental evaluation of the high order kinoform diffractive elements in the THz range. According to the obtained results application of the high order kinoforms enables broadband operation in the THz range.

© 2014 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing
(110.2990) Imaging systems : Image formation theory
(220.3620) Optical design and fabrication : Lens system design

ToC Category:
Terahertz Optics

History
Original Manuscript: December 16, 2013
Revised Manuscript: January 22, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: January 22, 2014
Published: February 3, 2014

Citation
J. Suszek, A. M. Siemion, N. Błocki, M. Makowski, A. Czerwiński, J. Bomba, A. Kowalczyk, I. Ducin, K. Kakarenko, N. Pałka, P. Zagrajek, M. Kowalski, E. Czerwińska, C. Jastrzebski, K. Świtkowski, J.-L. Coutaz, A. Kolodziejczyk, and M. Sypek, "High order kinoforms as a broadband achromatic diffractive optics for terahertz beams," Opt. Express 22, 3137-3144 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-22-3-3137


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