Distinguished Microwave Lecturers

Terahertz Radar for Stand-Off Through-Clothes Imaging

DML 2014-2016 Goutam Chattopadhyay

NASA-Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, USA

Tel: +1-818-393-7779

Demand for new surveillance capabilities for usage in airport screenings and battlefield security check-points has led to the development of terahertz imagers and sensors. There are several advantages of imaging at terahertz frequencies compared to microwave or infrared: the wavelengths in this...


New Frontiers in Terahertz Technology

DML 2015-2017 Mona Jarrahi

Tel: +1-(310) 206-1371

Although unique potentials of terahertz waves for chemical identification, material characterization, biological sensing, and medical imaging have been recognized for quite a while, the relatively poor performance, higher costs, and bulky nature of current terahertz systems continue to impede...


Terahertz Communications at 300 GHz: Devices, Packages and System

Ho-Jin Song

Department of Electrical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), 77 Cheongam-Ro, Pohang, Gyeongbuk 37673, Korea

Tel: +82-54-279-2235

Recent progress in semiconductor devices on compound semiconductor or silicon substrates has made it possible to produce more power and receive a signal with less noise at THz frequencies. Various integrated circuits for the THz radio front-end functional blocks, including power and low-noise...