Scientific Results

QCL-based real-time terahertz digital holography

Year: 2016

Authors: Consolino L., Locatelli M., Ravaro M., Bartalini S., Vitiello M.S., Cicchi R., Pavone F., De Natale P.

Autors Affiliation: INO-CNR, Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, Largo E. Fermi 6, Firenze, 1-50125, Italy; LENS, European Laboratory for NonLinear Spectroscopy, Via N. Carrara 1, Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), 1-50019, Italy; NEST-CNR, Istituto Nanoscienze and Scuola Normale Superiore, Piazza San Silvestro 12, Pisa, 1-56127, Italy; Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia, Universita di Firenze, Via Sansone 1, Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), 1-50019, Italy

Abstract: We demonstrate real-time transmission and reflection digital holography at THz frequencies exploiting the high spectral purity and the mW output power of a QCL laser combined with high sensitivity and resolution of a microbolometric array.

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KeyWords: Holography, Digital holography; High sensitivity; High spectral purity; MW output; Real time; Real-time transmissions; Terahertz digital holographies; THz frequencies, Laser recording

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