Item description for Terahertz Science And Technology For Military And Security Applications (Selected Topics in Electronics and Systems) by Dwight L. Woolard, James O. Jensen, R. Jennifer Hwu, Michael S. Shur, Borja Ortiz de Gondra, Linda Sunshine & Carol Atkinson...
The inherent advantages and potential payoffs of the terahertz (THz) regime for military and security applications serve as an important driver for interest in new THz-related science and technology. In particular, the very rapid growth in more recent years is arguably most closely linked to the potential payoffs of THz sensing and imaging (THz-S&I).
This book presents some of the leading fundamental research efforts towards the realization of practical THz-S&I capabilities for military and security applications. Relevant subjects include theoretical prediction and/or measurement of THz spectroscopic phenomenon in solid-state materials such as high explosives (e.g. HMX, PETN, RDX, TNT, etc.), carbon-fiber composites, biological agents (e.g. DNA, RNA, proteins, amino acids) and organic-semiconductor nanostructures. Individual papers also address the effective utilization of state-of-the-art THz-frequency technology in military and security relevant scenarios such as standoff S&I, screening of packages and personnel, and perimeter defense. Technical papers introduce novel devices and/or concepts that enhance THz source and detector performance, enabling completely new types of sensor functionality at THz frequency (e.g. detection at nanoscale/molecular levels), and defining new and innovative sensing modalities (e.g. remote personnel identification) for defense and security. Therefore, the collective research presented here represents a valuable source of information on the evolving field of THz-S&I for military and security applications.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 7" Height: 10" Weight: 1.55 lbs.
Release Date Sep 27, 2007
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9812771794 ISBN13 9789812771797
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