Abstract

An improved method for manufacturing free-standing fine-wire grids is described. Measurements of the power reflectivity and transmissivity of several grids at millimeter and submillimeter wavelengths are presented, and some possible uses of the grids are briefly discussed.

© 1977 Optical Society of America

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  1. D. H. Martin and E. Puplett, Infrared Phys. 10, 105 (1969).
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  2. D. G. Vickers, E. I. Robson, and J. E. Beckman, Appl. Opt. 10, 682 (1971).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  3. Avo model No. 6 coil winder, Avo Ltd., Dover, England.
  4. Polyethylene terephthalate film.
  5. Type IGP 224, Cambridge Physical Sciences, Bar Hill, Cambridge, England.
  6. J. P. Auton, Appl. Opt. 6, No. 6, 1023 (1967).
    [Crossref] [PubMed]
  7. M. N. Afsar, J. B. Hasted, and J. Chamberlain, Infrared Phys. 16, 301 (1976).
    [Crossref]
  8. This arrangement has already been successfully used by D. Veron.
  9. SPECAC, St. Mary Cray, Orpington, Kent, England.

1976 (1)

M. N. Afsar, J. B. Hasted, and J. Chamberlain, Infrared Phys. 16, 301 (1976).
[Crossref]

1971 (1)

1969 (1)

D. H. Martin and E. Puplett, Infrared Phys. 10, 105 (1969).
[Crossref]

1967 (1)

Afsar, M. N.

M. N. Afsar, J. B. Hasted, and J. Chamberlain, Infrared Phys. 16, 301 (1976).
[Crossref]

Auton, J. P.

Beckman, J. E.

Chamberlain, J.

M. N. Afsar, J. B. Hasted, and J. Chamberlain, Infrared Phys. 16, 301 (1976).
[Crossref]

Hasted, J. B.

M. N. Afsar, J. B. Hasted, and J. Chamberlain, Infrared Phys. 16, 301 (1976).
[Crossref]

Martin, D. H.

D. H. Martin and E. Puplett, Infrared Phys. 10, 105 (1969).
[Crossref]

Puplett, E.

D. H. Martin and E. Puplett, Infrared Phys. 10, 105 (1969).
[Crossref]

Robson, E. I.

Vickers, D. G.

Appl. Opt. (2)

Infrared Phys. (2)

M. N. Afsar, J. B. Hasted, and J. Chamberlain, Infrared Phys. 16, 301 (1976).
[Crossref]

D. H. Martin and E. Puplett, Infrared Phys. 10, 105 (1969).
[Crossref]

Other (5)

This arrangement has already been successfully used by D. Veron.

SPECAC, St. Mary Cray, Orpington, Kent, England.

Avo model No. 6 coil winder, Avo Ltd., Dover, England.

Polyethylene terephthalate film.

Type IGP 224, Cambridge Physical Sciences, Bar Hill, Cambridge, England.

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Figures (4)

FIG. 1
FIG. 1

Modified coil winder. (a) slipping clutch arrangement, (b) constant tension head device, (c) dancing arm with automatic cutout, (d) wire-feeding carriage, (e) former and beam-divider frames, (f) clamp and lead screw, (g) guide rail and PTFE pad.

FIG. 2
FIG. 2

Former and beam-divider frames. (a) wire, (b) feed pulley, (c) glass rod, (d) beam-divider frames, (e) former.

FIG. 3
FIG. 3

Measured power transmissivity and reflectivity as a function of wave number for ES. Spectral resolution =2 cm−1.

FIG. 4
FIG. 4

Measured transmissivity at ν = 29.7 cm 1 (λ = 337 μm) for ES as a function of wire spacing.