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Title: Freely Tunable Broadband Polarization Rotator for Terahertz Waves

Abstract

A freely tunable polarization rotator for broadband terahertz waves is demonstrated using a three-rotating-layer metallic grating structure, which can conveniently rotate the polarization of a linearly polarized terahertz wave to any desired direction with nearly perfect conversion efficiency. This low-cost, high-efficiency, and freely tunable device has potential applications as material analysis, wireless communication, and THz imaging.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. National Laboratory of Solid State Microstructures and School of Physics, Collaborative Innovation Center of Advanced Microstructures, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093 China
  2. Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne Illinois 60439 USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC); USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1392303
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27; Journal Issue: 7; Journal ID: ISSN 0935-9648
Publisher:
Wiley
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Fan, Ren-Hao, Zhou, Yu, Ren, Xiao-Ping, Peng, Ru-Wen, Jiang, Shang-Chi, Xu, Di-Hu, Xiong, Xiang, Huang, Xian-Rong, and Wang, Mu. Freely Tunable Broadband Polarization Rotator for Terahertz Waves. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1002/adma.201404981.
Fan, Ren-Hao, Zhou, Yu, Ren, Xiao-Ping, Peng, Ru-Wen, Jiang, Shang-Chi, Xu, Di-Hu, Xiong, Xiang, Huang, Xian-Rong, & Wang, Mu. Freely Tunable Broadband Polarization Rotator for Terahertz Waves. United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201404981.
Fan, Ren-Hao, Zhou, Yu, Ren, Xiao-Ping, Peng, Ru-Wen, Jiang, Shang-Chi, Xu, Di-Hu, Xiong, Xiang, Huang, Xian-Rong, and Wang, Mu. Sun . "Freely Tunable Broadband Polarization Rotator for Terahertz Waves". United States. doi:10.1002/adma.201404981.
@article{osti_1392303,
title = {Freely Tunable Broadband Polarization Rotator for Terahertz Waves},
author = {Fan, Ren-Hao and Zhou, Yu and Ren, Xiao-Ping and Peng, Ru-Wen and Jiang, Shang-Chi and Xu, Di-Hu and Xiong, Xiang and Huang, Xian-Rong and Wang, Mu},
abstractNote = {A freely tunable polarization rotator for broadband terahertz waves is demonstrated using a three-rotating-layer metallic grating structure, which can conveniently rotate the polarization of a linearly polarized terahertz wave to any desired direction with nearly perfect conversion efficiency. This low-cost, high-efficiency, and freely tunable device has potential applications as material analysis, wireless communication, and THz imaging.},
doi = {10.1002/adma.201404981},
journal = {Advanced Materials},
issn = {0935-9648},
number = 7,
volume = 27,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {12}
}

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