Carpintero, Guillermo

Semiconductor TeraHertz Technology: Devices and Systems at Room Temperature Operation

Carpintero, Guillermo - Semiconductor TeraHertz Technology: Devices and Systems at Room Temperature Operation, ebook


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Key advances in Semiconductor Terahertz (THz) Technology now promises important new applications enabling scientists and engineers to overcome the challenges of accessing the so-called "terahertz gap". This pioneering reference explains the fundamental methods and surveys innovative techniques in the generation, detection and processing of THz waves with solid-state devices, as well as illustrating their potential applications in security and telecommunications, among other fields.

With contributions from leading experts, Semiconductor Terahertz Technology: Devices and Systems at Room Temperature Operation comprehensively and systematically covers semiconductor-based room temperature operating sources such as photomixers, THz antennas, radiation concepts and THz propagation as well as room-temperature operating THz detectors.

The second part of the book focuses on applications such as the latest photonic and electronic THz systems as well as emerging THz technologies including: whispering gallery resonators, liquid crystals, metamaterials and graphene-based devices.

This book will provide support for practicing researchers and professionals and will be an indispensable reference to graduate students in the field of THz technology.

Key features:

  • Includes crucial theoretical background sections to photomixers, photoconductive switches and electronic THz generation & detection.
  • Provides an extensive overview of semiconductor-based THz sources and applications.
  • Discusses vital technologies for affordable THz applications.
  • Supports teaching and studying increasingly popular courses on semiconductor THz technology.

Keywords: Terahertz; THz; Room temperature operation; Photomixing; Mixing; THz System; Semiconductor; THz Generation; THz detection; Coherent THz; Resonant tunnelling diode; ieee; ieee book; ieee series; principles of terahertz; ultrafast dynamical processes in semiconductors; handbook of terahertz technology, Photonics & Lasers, RF / Microwave Theory & Techniques, Photonics & Lasers, RF / Microwave Theory & Techniques

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
Wiley - IEEE
Page amount
408 pages
Technology, Energy, Traffic
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