High lights

Coppinger, Rob
September 2003
Engineer (00137758);9/26/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7636, p10
Reports that a group of Great Britain universities is working on a project, called as Vertical Cavity Silicon Germanium Quantum Cascade Lasers for Terahertz Emission, to be used in secure satellite communications by the U.S. military. Aim of producing an inter-satellite and battlefield communication system that cannot be intercepted; Release on an energy in the form of a photon which is emitted at a terahertz frequency.


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