Tunable terahertz wave plates fabricated with a 3D printer

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

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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 publicationOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
PublisherOptical Society of American (OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781557529992
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Jun 8 2014Jun 13 2014


OtherCLEO: Science and Innovations, CLEO_SI 2014
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


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. A., & Castro-Camus, E. (2014). Tunable terahertz wave plates fabricated with a 3D printer. In Optics InfoBase Conference Papers Optical Society of American (OSA).