Improved sample characterization in terahertz reflection imaging and spectroscopy

S. Huang, P.C. Ashworth, K.W.C. Kan, Y. Chen, Vincent Wallace, Y. Zhang, E. Pickwell-Macpherson

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    Abstract

    For imaging applications involving biological subjects, the strong attenuation of terahertz radiation by water means that terahertz pulsed imaging is most likely to be successfully implemented in a reflection geometry. Many terahertz reflection geometry systems have a window onto which the sample is placed – this window may introduce unwanted reflections which interfere with the reflection of interest from the sample. In this paper we derive a new approach to account for the effects of these reflections and illustrate its success with improved calculations of sample optical properties.© 2009 Optical Society of America
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3848-3854
    JournalOptics Express
    Volume17
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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