Tunable terahertz wave plates fabricated with a 3D printer

S. F. Busch, M. Weidenbach, B. Scherger, M. Koch, C. Jansen, M. Scheller, E. Castro-Camus

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Abstract

We fabricate wave plates for terahertz waves using a 3D printer. The wave plates base on the physical mechanism of form birefringence. Applying mechanical pressure to the plates allows for continuously tuning of the optical retardance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period6/8/146/13/14

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Busch, S. F., Weidenbach, M., Scherger, B., Koch, M., Jansen, C., Scheller, M., & Castro-Camus, E. (2014). Tunable terahertz wave plates fabricated with a 3D printer. In CLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of American (OSA).