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Publication Citation: HEB FPA Imaging Technology for Security and Biomedical Applications

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Author(s): Eyal Gerecht; Dazhen Gu; Sigfrid Yngvesson; Fernando Rodriguez-Morales; Ric Zannoni; John Nicholson;
Title: HEB FPA Imaging Technology for Security and Biomedical Applications
Published: September 19, 2005
Abstract: We have demonstrated a low-noise heterodyne three-element focal plane array (FPA) at 1.6 THz consisting of NbN Hot Electron Bolometric (HEB) detectors, intimately integrated with MMIC IF amplifiers in a single block. HEB technology is becoming the basis for advanced terahertz imaging and spectroscopic technologies for the study of biological and chemical agents over the entire terahertz spectrum. The use of FPAs is crucial for maximizing the detection speed in these applications.
Proceedings: The Joint 30th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and 13th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics
Pages: pp. 1 - 2
Location: Williamsburg, VA
Dates: September 19-23, 2005
Keywords: hot electron bolometric receivers;terahertz detectors;terahertz imaging and spectroscopy
Research Areas: Electromagnetics
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