Plastic Fibers for Terahertz Wave Guiding

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011
16:45 -- 18:30, Le Cervin
Tu.6.LeCervin • Metrology and Sensing

Tu.6.LeCervin.1 • 16:45 (Invited)

Plastic fibers for terahertz wave guiding

Bora Ung1, Anna Mazhorova1, Mathieu Rozé1, Alexandre Dupuis1, Maksim Skorobogatiy1; 1Engineering physics, Ecole Polytechnique de Montral, Canada.
Polymer optical fibers provide a cost-effective, design flexible, and industry-scalable platform for THz waveguides. We here review the latest developments in the design, fabrication and characterization of plastic-based optical fibers for the terahertz.