terahertz technology

terahertz technology

[‚ter·ə‚hərts tek′näl·ə·jē]
(engineering)
The generation, detection, and application (such as in communications and imaging) of electromagnetic radiation roughly in the frequency range from 0.05 to 20 terahertz, corresponding to wavelengths from 6 millimeters down to 15 micrometers.
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Objective: CELTA: Convergence of Electronics and Photonics Technologies for Enabling Terahertz Applications aims to produce the next generation of researchers who will enable Europe to take a leading role in the multidisciplinary area of utilizing Terahertz technology for applications involving components and complete systems for sensing, instrumentation, imaging, spectroscopy, and communications.
The researchers have said that terahertz technology is still in its early days, and with increased sensor accuracy and stronger radiation, better results are definitely achievable.
And TeraView introduced its EOTPR 5000 automated IC package system, which uses the company's proprietary EOTPR terahertz technology to detect weak or marginal interconnect quality.
Now, the terahertz technology has received much attention in basic research and application research.
Advantest is leveraging its leading capabilities in terahertz technology to bring cutting-edge non-destructive analysis to industrial production lines.
Handbook of terahertz technology for imaging, sensing and communications.
Such understanding of the interaction of terahert pulse radiation with biological tissue such as human skin is an important step towards the advancement of future terahertz technology on biomedical applications.
The advantages of the terahertz technology toward the conventional measuring techniques lie in the more reliable statistical quality of single measurements, in the omitted sample preparation as well as in the nondestructive and noncontact methodology.
Some boffins at Strathclyde University have been using electromagnetic radiation and something called terahertz technology to come up with the mother of all glasses.
In the longer term, Phiar will partner with technology companies to develop applications for its terahertz technology.
Police minister Hazel Blears said: "Although the full potential of terahertz technology is not likely to be realised for several years, some capability may be available in the shorter term.
If governments find terahertz technology to be a workable security solution, the market could grow phenomenally in the next few years.