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  • Editor: Zhiping (James) Zhou
  • Vol. 2, Iss. 4 — Aug. 1, 2014
  • pp: B64–B69

Terahertz imaging based on optical coherence tomography [Invited]

Tadao Nagatsuma, Hiroki Nishii, and Toshiyuki Ikeo  »View Author Affiliations


Photonics Research, Vol. 2, Issue 4, pp. B64-B69 (2014)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/PRJ.2.000B64


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Abstract

Three-dimensional (3D) terahertz (THz) imaging or THz tomography has recently proven to be useful for nondestructive testing of industrial materials and structures. In place of previous imaging techniques such as THz pulsed/continuous-wave radar and THz computed tomography, we propose a THz optical coherence tomography using photonics- and electronics-based THz sources, and demonstrate thickness measurement and tomographic imaging in frequency regions from 400 to 800 GHz.

© 2014 Chinese Laser Press

OCIS Codes
(110.0110) Imaging systems : Imaging systems
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics
(110.6795) Imaging systems : Terahertz imaging

ToC Category:
MICROWAVE PHOTONICS

History
Original Manuscript: March 31, 2014
Revised Manuscript: June 8, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: June 9, 2014
Published: August 1, 2014

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Microwave Photonics (2014) Photonics Research

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Tadao Nagatsuma, Hiroki Nishii, and Toshiyuki Ikeo, "Terahertz imaging based on optical coherence tomography [Invited]," Photon. Res. 2, B64-B69 (2014)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/prj/abstract.cfm?URI=prj-2-4-B64


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