Special Issue "Integrated Terahertz Systems"

A special issue of Electronics (ISSN 2079-9292). This special issue belongs to the section "Microelectronics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2022.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Shang-Hua Yang
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Guest Editor
Department of Electrical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu City 30013, Taiwan
Interests: plasmonics; terahertz optoelectronics; 5G/6G antennas; non-destructive evaluation; high-speed wireless communication
Dr. Shu-Wei Huang
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Guest Editor
Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, 425 UCB, ECEE 1B48, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Interests: ultrafast phenomena; nanophotonics; biophotonics; THz technologies
Dr. Nazar Nikolaev
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Guest Editor
Head of Terahertz Photonics Group, Institute of Automation and Electrometry, Siberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, 630090 Novosibirsk, Russia
Interests: terahertz science and technology; spectroscopy; pump-probe; material science; phase transitions and fast processes

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Terahertz (THz) technology has attracted extensive attention from industry and academia due to its unique applications in chemical identification, environmental monitoring, security screening, biomedical imaging, and space explorations. Bringing these applications to daily use urgently requires compact and high-speed modalities to empower THz systems. Thanks to the rapid development of THz materials and devices in recent years, high-efficiency integrated THz systems with a compact size have become possible, delivering numerous unique functionalities that have never been achieved. Nowadays, the realm of integrated THz systems applications is vast and expanding, ranging from advanced material development, non-destructive evaluation, nanoimaging, nanomedicine, sensing, and cultural heritage exploration, to 6G communication.

This Special Issue aims to provide an overview of integrated THz systems—from the perspective of material, device, and system levels—and their applications. Submissions can focus on research in topics including but not limited to the following:

  •  mmWave and THz antennas;
  • THz vacuum electronics;
  • Active THz devices;
  • Integrated THz optoelectronics;
  • THz metamaterials for high-speed THz systems;
  • THz spectroscopy systems;
  • THz imaging systems;
  • THz nanoscopy systems;
  • Sub-THz and THz communication systems;
  • THz systems for material development, non-destructive evaluation, and industrial inspection;
  • THz information and signal processing.

Dr. Shang-Hua Yang
Dr. Shu-Wei Huang
Dr. Nazar Nikolaev
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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