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Opt Lett. 2008 Jun 1;33(11):1174-6.

Polarizing terahertz waves with nematic liquid crystals.

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  • 1Department of Electrophysics National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan.

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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