National Physical Laboratory

Tunable Terahertz Sources

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Published: 26 October 2011

Authors: JF Molloy, Dr M Naftaly, Prof AK Kar

Related: Electrochemistry

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The aim of this project is to develop a multi-terahertz (THz) optical parametric oscillator (OPO) tunable over 3 THz to 10 THz.

Target applications are: THz spectroscopy, non-destructive material testing, remote sensing and homeland security.

A subject of particular interest is bio-molecular and pharmaceutical compounds which possess molecular resonances at THz frequencies.

Last Updated: 9 Apr 2014
Created: 25 Oct 2011

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