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Publication Citation: Terahertz metrology and instrumentation

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Author(s): Erich N. Grossman; Zoya Popovic;
Title: Terahertz metrology and instrumentation
Published: August 29, 2011
Abstract: This paper gives an overview of measurement techniques used in the THz region of the electromagnetic spectrum, from about 100 GHz to several THz. Currently available components necessary for THz metrology, such as sources, detectors and passives, are briefly described. A discussion of power measurements, vector network analysis and antenna measurements as well as the limitations of these measurements at THz frequencies is given. The paper concludes with a summary of available components and instrumentation for THz metrology at the time of writing.
Citation: IEEE Transactions on Terahertz Science and Technology
Volume: 1
Issue: 1
Pages: pp. 133 - 144
Keywords: THz, power, network analysis, sources, detectors, black body radiation
Research Areas: Optoelectronics, Terahertz Technology, Terahertz Metrology
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TTHZ.2011.2159553  (Note: May link to a non-U.S. Government webpage)
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