We discuss procedures for calculating the signal-to-noise ratios and the dynamic ranges of terahertz time-domain spectrometers. We also offer recommendations for standardized calculations for time-domain and frequency-domain data.
© 2009 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 23, 2009
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: March 8, 2009
Published: April 8, 2009
Mira Naftaly and Richard Dudley, "Methodologies for determining the dynamic ranges and signal-to-noise ratios of terahertz time-domain spectrometers," Opt. Lett. 34, 1213-1215 (2009)