Terahertz Frequency Detection and Identification of Materials and Objects

ISBN: 978-1-4020-6502-6 (Print) 978-1-4020-6503-3 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

  2. Devices

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 2-2

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      Pages 3-16

      Terahertz Emission from Semiconductors Excited by Ultrafast Laser Pulses

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      Pages 17-30

      Terahertz Generation by Multiplication

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      Pages 31-40

      Towards Superlattice Terahertz Amplifiers and Lasers

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      Pages 41-54

      Tailoring the Emission of Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers

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      Pages 55-68

      Guided Propagation of Terahertz Pulses on Metal Wires

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      Pages 69-88

      Superlattice and Other Negative-Differential-Resistance Devices: Current Status

  3. Interactions with Materials

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 90-90

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      Pages 91-106

      Molecular and Organic Interactions

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      Pages 107-122

      Terahertz Beam Interactions with Amorphous Materials

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      Pages 123-134

      Development of Tagless Biosensors for Detecting the Presence of Pathogens

  4. Detection and Sensing

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 136-136

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      Pages 137-145

      Improvements to Electronic Techniques for Terahertz Spectroscopic Detection

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      Pages 147-165

      Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy of Crystalline and Aqueous Systems

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      Pages 167-184

      Continuous-Wave Terahertz Photomixer Systems for Real-World Applications

  5. Systems for Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 186-186

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      Pages 187-204

      Systems Requirements for A Multi-Channel Terahertz Contraband Scanner

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      Pages 205-224

      Challenges to Terahertz Counter-Terrorism and Security-Related Applications

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      Pages 225-240

      Terahertz Detection of Illegal Objects

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      Pages 241-250

      Terahertz Rays to Detect Drugs of Abuse

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      Pages 251-323

      Terahertz Spectroscopy for Explosive, Pharmaceutical, and Biological Sensing Applications

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      Pages 325-338

      Terahertz Communications: A 2020 vision

  6. Overview

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 340-340

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      Pages 341-352

      Applied Terahertz Science: The Technology of the Future, and Always Will Be?

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 353-364