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Selected polymers on CW and pulsed THz investigations

1Wrocław University of Technology, 27 Wybrzeże Wyspieńskiego Str., 50-370, Wrocław, Poland

2Forschungszentrum Jülich, Wilhelm-Johnen-Strasse, D-52425, Jülich, Germany

3Menlo Systems GmbH, Am Klopferspitz 19a, D-82152, Martinsried, Germany

© 2012 SEP, Warsaw. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Citation Information: Opto-Electronics Review. Volume 20, Issue 4, Pages 335–339, ISSN (Online) 1896-3757, DOI: 10.2478/s11772-012-0034-x, October 2012

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The paper gives the results of refractive indexes for three plastic materials: polyethylene, polymethyl methacrylate and polyvinyl chloride, which are measured and compared in two arrangements - a CW THz photomixer and a pulsed THz spectrometer.

Keywords: polymers; terahertz spectroscopy; TDS spectroscopy; CW spectroscopy

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