Continuing Professional Development in Nanoelectronics
MODULE 7: Towards THz Nanotechnology (14/03/11 - 01/04/11)
7.1 THz Electronics (12 hours)
In this sub unit students will be able to: i) get an introduction to the importance of the THz radiation portion of the electromagnetic spectrum and its technological interest for e.g the security and medical sectors; ii) learn about the different electronic devices operating in the THz regime and useful for the generation of THz radiation iii) appreciate the basic concepts of semiconductor optoelectronic devices operating as emitters of THz frequency light.
7.2 THz Photonics (12 hours)
In this sub unit students will be able to: i) learn about THz photonic technologies and applications; ii) learn about THz semiconductor lasers, waveguides and devices; iii) analyse surface Plasmon waveguides supporting and guiding THz radiation; iv) learn about THz generation and detection using photoconductive antenna, electro-optic sampling technique; v) learn about THz time domain spectroscopy
Lab VII: THz Devices modelling.
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