3D Printed Hollow-Core Terahertz Fibers
AbstractThis paper reviews the subject of 3D printed hollow-core fibers for the propagation of terahertz (THz) waves. Several hollow and microstructured core fibers have been proposed in the literature as candidates for low-loss terahertz guidance. In this review, we focus on 3D printed hollow-core fibers with designs that cannot be easily created by conventional fiber fabrication techniques. We first review the fibers according to their guiding mechanism: photonic bandgap, antiresonant effect, and Bragg effect. We then present the modeling, fabrication, and characterization of a 3D printed Bragg and two antiresonant fibers, highlighting the advantages of using 3D printers as a path to make the fabrication of complex 3D fiber structures fast and cost-effective. View Full-Text
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Cruz, A.L.S.; Cordeiro, C.M.B.; Franco, M.A.R. 3D Printed Hollow-Core Terahertz Fibers. Fibers 2018, 6, 43.
Cruz ALS, Cordeiro CMB, Franco MAR. 3D Printed Hollow-Core Terahertz Fibers. Fibers. 2018; 6(3):43.Chicago/Turabian Style
Cruz, Alice L.S.; Cordeiro, Cristiano M.B.; Franco, Marcos A.R. 2018. "3D Printed Hollow-Core Terahertz Fibers." Fibers 6, no. 3: 43.
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