Abstract

A Feussner-type terahertz polarizer with a nematic liquid crystal (NLC) layer between two fused-silica prisms is demonstrated. The polarization factor and extinction ratio of the NLC-based terahertz polarizer can exceed 0.99 and 10−5, respectively.

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Appl. Opt. (2)

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[CrossRef]

F. Rutz, T. Hasek, M. Koch, H. Richter, and U. Ewert, Appl. Phys. Lett. 89, 221911 (2006).
[CrossRef]

Int. J. Infrared Millim. Waves (1)

V. S. Cherkassky, B. A. Knyazev, G. N. Kulipanov, A. N. Matveenko, P. D. Rudych, and N. A. Vinokurov, Int. J. Infrared Millim. Waves 28, 219 (2007).
[CrossRef]

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J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. (1)

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Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., Part 1 (1)

T. Kondo, T. Nagashima, and M. Hangyo, Jpn. J. Appl. Phys., Part 1 42, L373 (2003).

Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. (1)

R.-P. Pan, T.-R. Tsai, C.-Y. Chen, C.-H. Wang, and C.-L. Pan, Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 409, 137 (2004).
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Nat. Photonics (1)

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Opt. Express (3)

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