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Optical Materials Express

  • Editor: David J. Hagan
  • Vol. 3, Iss. 2 — Feb. 1, 2013
  • pp: 260–269

Optical properties and structure of pyrolytic boron nitride for THz applications

Mira Naftaly, Jon Leist, and John R. Fletcher  »View Author Affiliations

Optical Materials Express, Vol. 3, Issue 2, pp. 260-269 (2013)

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The THz optical properties and material structure of pyrolytic boron nitride (PBN), highly oriented pyrolytic boron nitride (HOPBN), and pressed boron nitride powder are investigated by THz time-domain spectroscopy. PBN, HOPBN and powder are confirmed as highly oriented structures; the degree of misalignment of hot-pressed boron nitride is indicated. Suitability of PBN for THz optical applications is discussed.

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OCIS Codes
(160.1190) Materials : Anisotropic optical materials
(300.6495) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy, teraherz

ToC Category:
Anisotropic Optical Materials

Original Manuscript: November 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: January 11, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: January 15, 2013
Published: January 16, 2013

Mira Naftaly, Jon Leist, and John R. Fletcher, "Optical properties and structure of pyrolytic boron nitride for THz applications," Opt. Mater. Express 3, 260-269 (2013)

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