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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Kiyomi Sakai, Masahiko Tani
    Pages 1-30
  3. Shunsuke Kono, Masahiko Tani, Kiyomi Sakai
    Pages 31-62
  4. Ping Gu, Masahiko Tani
    Pages 63-98
  5. Yutaka Kadoya, Kazuhiko Hirakawa
    Pages 117-156
  6. Shuji Matsuura, Hiroshi Ito
    Pages 157-202
  7. Seizi Nishizawa, Kiyomi Sakai, Masanoi Hangyo, Takeshi Nagashima, Mitsuo Wada Takeda, Keisuke Tominaga et al.
    Pages 203-270
  8. Noriaki Kida, Hironaru Murakami, Masayoshi Tonouchi
    Pages 271-330
  9. Michael Herrmann, Ryoichi Fukasawa, Osamu Morikawa
    Pages 331-382
  10. Back Matter

About this book

Introduction

The book presents recent and important developments in the field of terahertz radiation with a particular focus on pulsed terahertz radiation. Situated in the gap between electronics and optics, the terahertz frequency range of the electro-magnetic spectrum has long been neglected by scientists and engineers due to a lack of efficient and affordable terahertz sources and detectors. The advent of femtosecond lasers in the 1980s and photoconductive switches in 1984 have made the terahertz gap accessible, while at the same time advances in electronics and optics have made it narrower. Research activities in terahertz frequencies have risen dramatically since that time, funding has increased by a factor of 100 in the last decade. The reviews by leading experts are of interest to researchers and engineers as well as advanced students.

Keywords

Microwave technology Semiconductor Semiconductors Terahertz Optoelectronics Terahertz imaging Ultrashort pulses electronics imaging laser optics optoelectronics spectroscopy

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b80319
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin/Heidelberg 2005
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-20013-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-31488-2
  • Series Print ISSN 0303-4216
  • Series Online ISSN 1437-0859
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