Guided Propagation of Terahertz Pulses on Metal Wires

  • Wang K
  • Mittleman D
N/ACitations
Citations of this article
5Readers
Mendeley users who have this article in their library.

You may have access to this PDF.

Abstract

We demonstrate a new waveguiding structure for terahertz (THz) radiation, in which broadband THz pulses are confined and guided along a bare metal wire. This waveguide exhibits close to the lowest attenuation of any waveguide for broadband THz pulses reported so far. It also supports propagation of broadband radiation with negligible group-velocity dispersion, making it especially suitable for use in pulsed terahertz sensing and diagnostic systems. In addition, the structural simplicity lends itself naturally to the facile manipulation of the guided pulses, including coupling, directing, and beam splitting. These results can be described in terms of a model developed by Sommerfeld, for waves propagating along the surface of a cylindrical conductor.

Cite

CITATION STYLE

APA

Wang, K., & Mittleman, D. M. (2007). Guided Propagation of Terahertz Pulses on Metal Wires. In Terahertz Frequency Detection and Identification of Materials and Objects (pp. 55–68). Springer Netherlands. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6503-3_5

Register to see more suggestions

Mendeley helps you to discover research relevant for your work.

Already have an account?

Save time finding and organizing research with Mendeley

Sign up for free