THz and security applications : detectors, sources and associated electronics for THz applications /

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Meeting name:NATO Advanced Research Workshop on THz and Security Applications- Detectors, Sources and Associated Electronics for THz Applications (2013 : Kiev, Ukraine)
Imprint:Dordrecht, The Netherlands : Springer, 2014.
Description:1 online resource (xxxiv, 292 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series:NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, 1874-6500
NATO Science for Peace and Security series. B, Physics and biophysics.
Subject:Terahertz technology -- Congresses.
Electromagnetic devices -- Congresses.
Explosives -- Detection -- Congresses.
Optics, Optoelectronics, Plasmonics and Optical Devices.
Security Science and Technology.
Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering.
Electromagnetic devices.
Explosives -- Detection.
Terahertz technology.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format: E-Resource Book
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Other authors / contributors:Corsi, Carlo, editor.
Sizov, Fedor Fedorovich, editor.
Notes:"Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on THz and Security Applications- Detectors, Sources and Associated Electronics for THz Applications, Kiev, Ukraine, 26-29 May, 2013."
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed May 20, 2014).
Summary:These proceedings comprise invited papers from highly experienced researchers in THz technology and security applications. THz detection of explosives represents one of the most appealing technologies to have recently emerged in dealing with terrorist attacks encountered by civil security and military forces throughout the world. Discussed are the most advanced technologies and developments, the various points of operational strength and weaknesses as well as are suggestions and predictions the best technological solutions to overcome current operational limits. The current status of various levels of cooling in THz detectors, sources and associated electronics are also addressed. The goal was to provide a clear view on the current technologies available and the required advances needed in order to achieve more efficient systems. This goal was outlined in part by establishing the baseline of current uncertainty estimations in physics-based modelling and the identification of key areas which require additional research and development.
Other form:Printed edition: 9789401788274
Standard no.:10.1007/978-94-017-8828-1