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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 6 — Mar. 15, 2011
  • pp: 909–911

Thermal radiation control in the terahertz region using the spoof surface plasmon mode

Yosuke Ueba, Junichi Takahara, and Tadao Nagatsuma  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 6, pp. 909-911 (2011)

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In this Letter, the enhancement of thermal radiation in the terahertz region is presented theoretically by using the spoof surface plasmon mode on the microcavity array. We found that the terahertz wave is radiated selectively in a vertical direction. As a result, a quasi-monochromatic terahertz source can be created.

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OCIS Codes
(230.6080) Optical devices : Sources
(240.6690) Optics at surfaces : Surface waves
(290.6815) Scattering : Thermal emission

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Original Manuscript: October 21, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: January 17, 2011
Published: March 10, 2011

Yosuke Ueba, Junichi Takahara, and Tadao Nagatsuma, "Thermal radiation control in the terahertz region using the spoof surface plasmon mode," Opt. Lett. 36, 909-911 (2011)

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