terahertz


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terahertz

[′ter·ə‚hərtz]
(physics)
A unit of frequency, equal to 1012 hertz, or 1,000,000 megahertz. Abbreviated THz.
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Terahertz waves don't damage human cells like UV, X-, and gamma rays, though research done nearly a decade ago at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico suggests terahertz can alter DNA if the energy is powerful enough.
In [7], a propagation model for Graphene-based electromagnetic nano-tranceivers in the frequency range of the Terahertz band (0.
The information about the pages' distance helps: It allows the algorithm to hone in on just the terahertz signals whose arrival times suggest that they are true reflections.
This article introduces the Terahertz technology's basic research and the extraordinary optical transmission of terahertz technology on a metal thin film of subwavelength hole array, designs the terahertz band stop filter with metal sub wavelength periodic structure combining with the communication theory of electromagnetic wave in metal sub wavelength periodic surface structure, and through the simulation analysis, it is concluded that the filter can be realized in theory, but it's specific parameters need to be adjusted in practice.
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The company also focuses on R&D for emerging markets that benefit from advancements in nanotech and terahertz technologies, and has introduced multi-vision metrology scanning electron microscopes essential to photomask manufacturing, as well as groundbreaking 3D imaging and analysis tools.
Terahertz spectroscopy can thus be used to determine the chemical composition of substances, the presence of impurities, and other properties.
The terahertz beam penetrates the paint layers, which are each tens of microns (millionths of a meter) thick and bounces back at different intensities of light depending on the thickness of each layer of material the beam encounters.
Last fall, she joined the faculty at UCLA, where she is the director of the Terahertz Electronics Laboratory and continues to investigate novel materials and devices that use super-fast frequencies in the terahertz range to help improve medical imaging, chemical sensing, space exploration, security screening and much more.
Researchers from the University of Leeds claimed to have exceeded a 1 Watt output power from a quantum cascade terahertz laser.
Rahman said that terahertz radiation- form of 'non-ionizing' radiation- is ideal for looking beneath the skin and detecting early signs of melanoma.