Terahertz Polarization Imaging and Its Applications
AbstractThis review focuses on several recent research activities regarding precise and fast polarization-sensitive terahertz time-domain spectroscopy systems for imaging purposes, and explains three interesting application examples. Owing to modulation techniques that have recently been developed for the evaluation of the instantaneous terahertz electric-field (E-field) vector, fast and precise terahertz polarization imaging becomes feasible. This terahertz technology enables high-resolution surface topography, precise understanding of the spatial E-field vector distribution of the focused terahertz pulse, and examination of strain-induced birefringence in polymeric materials. These examples constitute a new application area of terahertz photonics with emphasis on both fundamental optics and industrial applications. View Full-Text
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Watanabe, S. Terahertz Polarization Imaging and Its Applications. Photonics 2018, 5, 58.
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Watanabe, Shinichi. 2018. "Terahertz Polarization Imaging and Its Applications." Photonics 5, no. 4: 58.
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