TITLE

Terahertz scanner on your smartphone?

AUTHOR(S)
Taranovich, Steve
PUB. DATE
August 2012
SOURCE
EDN;Aug2012, Vol. 57 Issue 14, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the experimental chips developed to generate terahertz signals. Ehsan Afshari of Cornell University is cited to have come up with a tuning method that produces high-quality signal funneled into a narrow frequency band. Cornell researchers' experimental chips are described to generate approximately 10,000 times the power level obtained on a silicon chip. They are presented to be focused on developing a smartphone scanner using complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor chips.
ACCESSION #
79817354

 

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