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Latest Intel TeraHertz Stories

2013-07-11 14:30:34

Medical diagnostic and security scanners with higher sensitivity could result from University of Adelaide research into detecting T-rays (terahertz waves). Published in the journal Advanced Optical Materials, the researchers describe a novel structure which traps terahertz waves in tiny (micro-scale) holes to produce much higher contrast imaging than currently possible. Terahertz waves, which are electromagnetic waves with frequencies between those used for mobile phone communications...

New Terahertz Chips For New Devices
2012-12-10 19:11:57

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A new set of microchips designed at the California Institute of Technology pave the way for a new generation of devices. The chips created by the Caltech engineers generate and radiate high-frequency electromagnetic waves known as terahertz (THz). These waves fall between microwaves and far-infrared radiation and are able to penetrate materials without damaging them, unlike X-rays. The new microchips could be incorporated...

2011-09-12 20:03:06

Researchers from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana have harnessed another one of graphene´s remarkable properties to better control a relatively untamed portion of the electromagnetic spectrum: the terahertz band. Terahertz radiation offers tantalizing new opportunities in communications, medical imaging, and chemical detection. Straddling the transition between the highest energy radio waves and the lowest energy infrared light, terahertz waves are notoriously difficult to...

2011-09-02 16:52:18

Researchers at Northwestern University have created a new kind of cloaking material that can render objects invisible in the terahertz range. Though this design can´t translate into an invisibility cloak for the visible spectrum, it could have implications in diagnostics, security, and communication. The cloak, designed by Cheng Sun, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Northwestern´s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, uses microfabricated...

2011-04-28 00:24:42

Researchers at Northwestern University have created a new kind of cloaking material that can render objects invisible in the terahertz range. Though this design can't translate into an invisibility cloak for the visible spectrum, it could have implications in diagnostics, security, and communication. The cloak, designed by Cheng Sun, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, uses microfabricated gradient-index...

2011-01-10 06:41:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Photonix, Inc.® (NYSE Amex: API) announced today that its terahertz system, the T-Ray 4000®, will be deployed on a factory line for quality and process control at a major manufacturer of extruded web products. This ground breaking advancement in terahertz deployment is the first in a number of industrial applications under development to help manufacturers improve their process control while using...

2009-08-06 09:46:00

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Advanced Photonix, Inc. (NYSE ASE: API) announced today that Picometrix, LLC, an API company, introduced a new addition to its T-Ray((R)) 4000 product platform. The T-Ray((R)) 4000, introduced in 2007, is the first compact, high-power terahertz system. It is targeted at the application research, non-destructive testing and on-line process control markets. The recent addition to the product platform is a new high-speed control unit that...