Special Issue "Terahertz Sensing"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 November 2019
Prof. Dr. Miguel Beruete
1. Antennas Group—TERALAB, Department of Electric, Electronic and Communication Engineering, Universidad Pública de Navarra (UPNA), Campus Arrosadia, 31006 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
2. Institute of Smart Cities (ISC), Universidad Pública de Navarra (UPNA), Campus Arrosadia, 31006 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
3. Multispectral Biosensing Group, Navarrabiomed, Complejo Hospitalario de Navarra (CHN), Universidad Pública de Navarra (UPNA), IdiSNA. Irunlarrea 3, 31008 Pamplona, Navarra, Spain
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Interests: quasi-optical devices in THz and infrared frequencies, metasurfaces, nanoantennas, antennas based on extraordinary transmission, volumetric metamaterials, with special attention to volumetric devices such as lenses, prisms, beam directors,
Today, the terahertz range is experiencing a remarkable surge of interest thanks to the discovery and development of new sources and detectors that have unveiled this, until recently, elusive frequency range of the electromagnetic spectrum. Terahertz sensing of substances and materials and, more specifically, biosensing is an emerging research field for a variety of reasons: Terahertz waves are non-ionizing, they can penetrate polar materials like paper and plastics, and more importantly, they are sensitive to weak interactions and to water content in the biological substances. Moreover, the terahertz band is the limit between microwaves and infrared and, hence, benefits from the latest developments in either range, such as metamaterials and plasmonics.
In this Special Issue, an up-to-date overview of terahertz sensing applications is pursued. A particular interest is dedicated to new sensing platforms based on metamaterials and plasmonics, but also other aspects of biosensing are covered. All this together will help to get a general taste of the latest advances in this emerging and exciting topic.
Prof. Dr. Miguel Beruete
Prof. Dr. Bakhtiyar Orazbayev
Prof. Dr. Victor Pacheco Peña
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