Terahertz scanner on your smartphone?

Taranovich, Steve
August 2012
EDN;Aug2012, Vol. 57 Issue 14, p14
Trade Publication
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.


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