terahertz


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ter·a·hertz

 (tĕr′ə-hûrts′)
n. Abbr. THz
One trillion (1012) hertz.

terahertz

(ˈtɛrəˌhɜːts)
n
(Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a large unit of electrical frequency equal to one million million hertz
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Noun1.terahertz - one trillion periods per second
rate - a magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit; "they traveled at a rate of 55 miles per hour"; "the rate of change was faster than expected"
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The terahertz spectroscopy market is expected to reach USD 52.5 million in 2020 from USD 20.0 million in 2015 at a CAGR of 21.30%, whereas the infrared spectroscopy market is expected to reach USD 1.25 billion in 2020 from USD 0.90 billion in 2015 at a CAGR of 6.9%.
Advantest's terahertz analysis technology addresses these concerns and meets the need for ultra-high- resolution measurement by utilizing short-pulse terahertz waves for analysis of complex electrical circuits.
Meanwhile, according to Miriam Serena Vitiello, group leader of Terahertz Photonics Group, future goals are to push performance in the ultra-fast detection realm, explore the feasibility of single photon detection by using novel architectures and material choices, develop compact focal plane arrays and to integrate on-chip the nanowire detectors with THz quantum cascade microlasers.
Advantest is leveraging its leading capabilities in terahertz technology to bring cutting-edge non-destructive analysis to industrial production lines.
Tera hertz waves fall on the electromagnetic spectrum between the infrared and millimeter wave regions (300 gigahertz to 10 terahertz) and are transmitted through many types of materials, enabling the analysis of internal structures.
The terahertz beam penetrates the paint layers, which are each tens of microns (millionths of a meter) thick and bounces back at different intensities of light depending on the thickness of each layer of material the beam encounters.
Last fall, she joined the faculty at UCLA, where she is the director of the Terahertz Electronics Laboratory and continues to investigate novel materials and devices that use super-fast frequencies in the terahertz range to help improve medical imaging, chemical sensing, space exploration, security screening and much more.
Researchers from the University of Leeds claimed to have exceeded a 1 Watt output power from a quantum cascade terahertz laser.
Tonouchi, "Cutting-edge terahertz technology," Nature Photonics, vol.
In this paper, a conformal FDTD method for dispersive material is proposed to accurately model the scattering of inhomogeneous plasma cylinder array illuminated by terahertz EM waves.
Rahman said that terahertz radiation- form of 'non-ionizing' radiation- is ideal for looking beneath the skin and detecting early signs of melanoma.