Further Reading and Resources



Review Papers & Articles (open access)

This 2013 paper by T. Nagatsuma et al reviews recent progress in THz wireless communications using telecom-based photonics technologies towards 100 Gbit/s.

A 2013 chapter reviewing industrial applications of terahertz imaging written by J. Axel Zeitler and Yao-chun Shen.

A useful background to the "Terahertz Gap" by Wanke & Lee, 2011

A short review of THz radiation by E. Mueller:  

An older review (2004) of THz communications, but still with useful background information by Michael J. Fitch and Robert Osiander: http://www.jhuapl.edu/techdigest/TD/td2504/Fitch.pdf

For balance, a more critical article of the potential of Terahertz science from 2012: http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/military/the-truth-about-terahertz

A useful article discussing new advances in THz astronomy (2011) but also gives some good background the THz gap

A overview of the application of Thz technology to conservation and heritage, Fukanaga & Picollo, 2013:

Review Papers & Articles (will require institutional access)

2017 "Terahertz Roadmap"  The aim of this roadmap is to present a snapshot of the present state of THz science and technology in 2017, and provide an opinion on the challenges and opportunities that the future holds
This 2014 paper by I.F. Akyildiz et al provides an in-depth view of Terahertz Band (0.1–10 THz) communication

2014 review paper "The growth of biomedical terahertz research" by Fan et al

Review paper "Semiconductors for terahertz photonics applications" by Notedev Partner Arūnas Krotkus (2010)

Review paper "Terahertz spectroscopy for astronomy" by C. Kulesa (2011)

2005 review paper "Terahertz imaging and sensing for security applications" by  J. Federici et al

News Items

Recent News from the STO2 telescope https://phys.org/news/2017-01-sto2.html

Fujitsu's announcement of the first 300 GHz band compact receiver, capable of high-speed wireless communications at a rate of several tens of gigabits per second.https://phys.org/news/2015-09-world-compact-ghz-wireless-tens.html#nRlv


The International Society for Optics and Photonics has a useful "news" section http://spie.org/newsroom?WT.svl=mddn1
Similarly the IEEE Spectrum website covers technology news http://spectrum.ieee.org

TeraView Ltd  http://www.teraview.com/about/index.html and the Teraphysics Corporation http://tera.studiodev.net
both have informative websites.