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  • Vol. 36, Iss. 8 — Apr. 15, 2011
  • pp: 1452–1454

Analysis of rectangular resonant cavities in terahertz parallel-plate waveguides

Victoria Astley, Blake McCracken, Rajind Mendis, and Daniel M. Mittleman  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Letters, Vol. 36, Issue 8, pp. 1452-1454 (2011)

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We describe an experimental and theoretical characterization of rectangular resonant cavities integrated into parallel-plate waveguides, using terahertz pulses. When the waveguide is excited with the lowest-order transverse- electric mode, these cavities exhibit resonances with narrow linewidths. Broadband transmission spectra are compared with the results of mode-matching calculations, for various cavity dimensions.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5750) Optical devices : Resonators
(230.7370) Optical devices : Waveguides
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

Original Manuscript: February 14, 2011
Revised Manuscript: March 17, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: March 20, 2011
Published: April 14, 2011

Victoria Astley, Blake McCracken, Rajind Mendis, and Daniel M. Mittleman, "Analysis of rectangular resonant cavities in terahertz parallel-plate waveguides," Opt. Lett. 36, 1452-1454 (2011)

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