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Compact Room Temperature Terahertz Transceivers

Hosted By: Optical Communications Technical Group

19 January 2022, 14:00 - 15:00 - Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC - 05:00)

Terahertz science as a separate research field appeared after the pioneering experiments of D. Auston, when he demonstrated generation and detection of terahertz (THz) radiation in a semiconductor and a nonlinear crystal. Since then, no ultimate universal THz transmitter has been demonstrated. In this webinar hosted by the Optical Communications Technical Group, Andrei Gorodetsky will give a short overview of the most popular existing THz sources with a special focus to compact sources of THz radiation operating at room temperature, and highlight the most recent ongoing research on THz transceiviers development.

Subject Matter Level: Introductory - Assumes little previous knowledge of the topic

What You Will Learn:

  • Concepts of building THz sources and transceivers
  • Limitations and challenges raising from components sizes

Who Should Attend:

  • Researchers at any career stage wanting to learn more of emerging THz technologies;
  • Researchers working with THz technologies wanting to know more about compact designs of transceivers

About the Presenter: Andrei Gorodetsky, University of Birmingham

Andrei Gorodetsky received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in physics from Saint-Petersburg State University, in 2003 and 2006, respectively, and the PhD in Optics from ITMO University, Saint Petersburg, Russia, in 2010, and Doctor of Science Habilitation Degree in Optics from the same University in 2020.Till 2011, he was with the Department of Photonics and Optical Informatics of the ITMO as a Senior Researcher and Assistant Professor. From 2012 to 2013, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser, Heraklion, Greece. From 2014 to 2016, he was with Optoelectronics and Biomedical Photonics group at Aston University, Birmingham, U.K. In 2017–2019, he was with Ultrafast Optoelectronics Group, Imperial College London. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Metamaterials Group, University of Birmingham, U.K. Dr Gorodetsky is Laureate of Yu. I. Ostrovsky Prize for the best scientific work in optical holography and interferometry in 2012.