OSA's Digital Library

Optics Letters

Optics Letters

| RAPID, SHORT PUBLICATIONS ON THE LATEST IN OPTICAL DISCOVERIES

  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 38, Iss. 24 — Dec. 15, 2013
  • pp: 5438–5441

Accurate determination of terahertz optical constants by vector network analyzer of Fabry–Perot response

Wenfeng Sun, Bin Yang, Xinke Wang, Yan Zhang, and Robert Donnan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 38, Issue 24, pp. 5438-5441 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.38.005438


View Full Text Article

Enhanced HTML    Acrobat PDF (611 KB)





Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Browse by Journal and Year


   


Lookup Conference Papers

Close Browse Journals / Lookup Meetings

Article Tools

Share
Citations

Abstract

We present a method based on a Fabry–Perot model to efficiently and accurately estimate optical constants of wafer samples in transmission-only measurements performed by a vector network analyzer (VNA). The method is demonstrated on two separate wafer samples: one of silicon and the other of polymethylmethacrylate. Results show that the method can not only acquire optical constants accurately and simply over a broad frequency domain but also overcome the limitations of calculation for dispersive and lossy materials to which existing methods are susceptible, such as those based on VNA-driven quasi-optical transmissometers and terahertz time-domain spectrometry.

© 2013 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(120.2230) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Fabry-Perot
(120.4530) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Optical constants
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Instrumentation, Measurement, and Metrology

History
Original Manuscript: October 8, 2013
Revised Manuscript: November 13, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: November 13, 2013
Published: December 13, 2013

Citation
Wenfeng Sun, Bin Yang, Xinke Wang, Yan Zhang, and Robert Donnan, "Accurate determination of terahertz optical constants by vector network analyzer of Fabry–Perot response," Opt. Lett. 38, 5438-5441 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-38-24-5438


Sort:  Author  |  Year  |  Journal  |  Reset  

References

  1. M. Brucherseifer, M. Nagel, P. Haring Bolivar, H. Kurz, A. Bosserhoff, and R. Büttner, Appl. Phys. Lett. 77, 4049 (2000). [CrossRef]
  2. A. G. Markelz, A. Roitberg, and E. J. Heilweil, Chem. Phys. Lett. 320, 42 (2000). [CrossRef]
  3. B. B. Hu and M. C. Nuss, Opt. Lett. 20, 1716 (1995). [CrossRef]
  4. J. S. Melinger, N. Laman, and D. Grischkowsky, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 011102 (2008). [CrossRef]
  5. J. Liu, X. Guo, J. Dai, and X.-C. Zhang, Appl. Phys. Lett. 93, 171102 (2008). [CrossRef]
  6. X. Wang, W. Xiong, W. Sun, and Y. Zhang, Opt. Express 20, 7706 (2012). [CrossRef]
  7. O. Hirsch and P. Alexander, Opt. Lett. 32, 2043 (2007). [CrossRef]
  8. D. F. Williams, IEEE Trans. Terahertz Sci. Technol. 1, 364 (2011). [CrossRef]
  9. T. Y. Wu, Meas. Sci. Technol. 23, 085904 (2012). [CrossRef]
  10. R. Singh, I. A. I. Al-Naib, M. Koch, and W. Zhang, Opt. Express 19, 6312 (2011). [CrossRef]
  11. U. C. Hasar, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. 57, 1595 (2009). [CrossRef]
  12. T. C. Williams, M. A. Stuchly, and P. Saville, IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory Tech. 51, 1560 (2003). [CrossRef]
  13. U. C. Hasar, IEEE Geosci. Remote Sens. Lett. 8, 562 (2011). [CrossRef]
  14. B. Yang, R. J. Wylde, D. H. Martin, P. Goy, R. S. Donnan, and S. Caroopen, IEEE Trans. Terahertz Sci. Technol. 58, 3587 (2010).
  15. K. Levenberg, Q. Appl. Math. 2, 164 (1944).
  16. D. W. Marquardt, J. Soc. Ind. Appl. Math. 11, 431 (1963). [CrossRef]
  17. A. I. McIntosh, B. Yang, S. M. Goldup, M. Watkinson, and R. S. Donnan, Chem. Phys. Lett. 558, 104 (2013). [CrossRef]
  18. T. D. Dorney, R. G. Baraniuk, and D. M. Mittleman, J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 18, 1562 (2001). [CrossRef]
  19. L. Duvillaret, F. Garet, and J.-L. Coutaz, Appl. Opt. 38, 409 (1999). [CrossRef]
  20. Y.-S. Jin, G.-J. Kim, and S.-G. Jeon, J. Korean Phys. Soc. 49, 513 (2006).

Cited By

Alert me when this paper is cited

OSA is able to provide readers links to articles that cite this paper by participating in CrossRef's Cited-By Linking service. CrossRef includes content from more than 3000 publishers and societies. In addition to listing OSA journal articles that cite this paper, citing articles from other participating publishers will also be listed.

Figures

Fig. 1. Fig. 2. Fig. 3.
 
Fig. 4.
 

« Previous Article  |  Next Article »

OSA is a member of CrossRef.

CrossCheck Deposited