Abstract

One of the major challenges in photonics is the full-wave reconstruction of arbitrary field distributions. Indeed, measuring both the amplitude and the optical delay (or optical phase) entails achieving breakthroughs in a wide range of scenarios, spanning from bio-imaging to material characterisation [1]. Time-Domain Spectroscopy (TDS) is routinely employed to perform field-sensitive measurements at terahertz (THz) frequencies. THz has been widely employed in developing advanced spectroscopy applications, thanks to its non-ionizing nature and to the fact that several materials possess a distinctive THz signature. All these features allow to precisely determine the composition of complex samples with critical implications in several fields, such as in-vivo biological imaging, medical diagnosis, security scanners and manufacturing control [2-3]. Despite the large body of research, however, the limited availability of high-resolution, full-wave imaging devices (i.e. field-sensitive THz cameras) poses a critical technological limit in this promising field.

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