Researchers create new technique for manipulating polarization of terahertz radiation
Jul 19, 2017
Brown University researchers have developed a new method of manipulating the polarization of light at terahertz frequencies.
Spin currents switch at terahertz frequencies
Jul 05, 2017
The technology of spintronics is based on the intrinsic spin of electrons. In the medium term, it is set to replace electronics as the basis for technical devices. DESY scientist Lars Bocklage has discovered a new way of ...
Graphene and terahertz waves could lead the way to future communication
Jun 28, 2017
By utilizing terahertz waves in electronics, future data traffic can get a big boost forward. So far, the terahertz (THz) frequency has not been optimally applied to data transmission, but by using graphene, researchers at ...
Terahertz spectroscopy—the new tool to detect art fraud
May 15, 2017
When we look at a painting, how do we know it's a genuine piece of art?
Research team develops technique to control laser polarization electronically, with no moving parts
Apr 20, 2017
A research team led by UCLA electrical engineers has developed a new technique to control the polarization state of a laser that could lead to a new class of powerful, high-quality lasers for use in medical imaging, chemical ...
Designing sensors to detect foreign bodies in food
Mar 31, 2017
Researchers at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre and the Navarre-based company Anteral S.L. have designed a novel system of sensors to improve quality control in the food sector and based on terahertz technology. ...
Towards mastering terahertz waves?
Mar 07, 2017
The terahertz waves span frequency ranges between the infrared spectrum (used, for example, for night vision) and gigahertz waves (which find their application, among other, in Wi-Fi connections). Terahertz waves allow for ...
Two types of sensors that provide information on vineyard water status are designed
Feb 24, 2017
Researchers at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre have designed two types of sensors whose innovative technologies obtain information on the water status of a vineyard. The work has been developed by a NUP/UPNA multidisciplinary ...
New record achieved in terahertz pulse generation
Feb 13, 2017
A group of scientists from TU Wien and ETH Zurich have succeeded in their attempts to generate ultrashort terahertz light pulses. With lengths of just a few picoseconds, these pulses are ideally suited to spectroscopic applications ...
Wave of the future: Terahertz chips a new way of seeing through matter
Feb 09, 2017
Electromagnetic pulses lasting one millionth of a millionth of a second may hold the key to advances in medical imaging, communications and drug development. But the pulses, called terahertz waves, have long required elaborate ...