A portable laser system fills the terahertz gap
"Electrons trapped in a series of potential wells emit light with a hard-to-produce terahertz frequency without the usual need for cryogenic cooling."
Nat. Photonics, 2020, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41566-020-00707-5
-Physic Today: 30 Nov 2020 in Research & Technologyth, 2020
Navigating Terahertz Spectrum via Photomixing
"Photomixers, including recent designs based on plasmonics, can combine tunability, power and room-temperature operation in both THz transmitters and receivers, for applications in 5G communications, astronomy and more."
-OSA The Optical Society, July. 1th, 2020
Novel Materials Could Help Terahertz Chips Deliver Data at Terabits-Per-Second Rates
"Novel materials known as photonic topological insulators could one day help terahertz waves send data across chips at unprecedented speeds of a trillion bits per second, a new study finds."
-IEEE SPECTRUM, Apr. 22th, 2020
Synopsis: Making Electron Pulses Shorter and Steadier
"Terahertz radiation can be used to produce short and well-timed pulses of electrons—which could benefit electron diffraction schemes used to image ultrafast atomic and molecular dynamics."
-APS Physics Synopsis, Feb. 4th, 2020