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Spring 2009 Logo2009 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit



April 13-17, 2009
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Paul R. Besser, Peter Fratzl, Nicola Spaldin, Terry M. Tritt

Symposium K : Materials Research for Terahertz Technology Development

2009-04-14   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

C. Edward Stutz Air Force Research Laboratory
David Ritchie University of Cambridge
Peter Schunemann BAE Systems, Inc
Jason Deibel Wright State University
K5: Applications II
Session Chairs
Ed Stutz
Tuesday PM, April 14, 2009
Room 3000 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **K5.1
CW Heterodyne THz Technology and Applications for Detection of Hidden Explosives

Eric Mueller 1
1 Engineering, Coherent, Bloomfield, Connecticut, United States

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3:00 PM - **K5.2
Photonic Terahertz-Wave Generation Using Periodically-Inverted GaAs

Konstantin Vodopyanov 1
1 Ginzton Lab, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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3:30 PM -
BREAK

2009-04-15   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

C. Edward Stutz Air Force Research Laboratory
David Ritchie University of Cambridge
Peter Schunemann BAE Systems, Inc
Jason Deibel Wright State University
K8: Devices and Components
Session Chairs
Wednesday AM, April 15, 2009
Room 3000 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - K8.1
Fabrication of AlGaAs-based Nested Waveguide for High-power, Narrow-bandwidth THz Generation.

Manish Rathi 1 , Chad Staus 2 , Leon McCaughan 2 , Thomas Kuech 1
1 Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:15 AM - K8.2
Highly Tunable Heterostructures for the THz Range Based on Strontium Titanate.

Christelle Kadlec 1 , Petr Kuzel 1 , Filip Kadlec 1 , Volodymyr Skoromets 1 , Gregor Panaitov 2 , Jurgen Schubert 2
1 Dielectric, Institute of Science, Praha 8 Czech Republic, 2 , Institute of Bio- and Nano- Systems and cni – Center of Nanoelectronics and Information Technology, Jülich Germany

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9:30 AM - K8.3
Self-assembled InGaAs Quantum Posts for Frequency Tunable THz Nanostructures.

Dominik Stehr 1 , Chris Morris 2 , Tuan Truong 3 , Hyochul Kim 3 , Craig Pryor 4 , Pierre Petroff 3 5 , Mark Sherwin 1 2
1 Institute of Quantum and Complex Dynamics, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 Physics Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Materials Department, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 4 Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 5 Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering , University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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9:45 AM - K8.4
Materials Characterization using THz Ellipsometry.

Tino Hofmann 1 , Mathias Schubert 1 , Craig Herzinger 2
1 , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, United States, 2 , J. A. Woollam Co. Inc. , Lincoln, Nebraska, United States

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10:00 AM - **K8.5
Advanced Materials for THz Transistors and Circuits.

Michael Lange 1 , Xiaobing Mei 1 , Wayne Yoshida 1 , William Deal 1 , Randy Hsing 1 , Po-Hsin Liu 1 , Jane Lee 1 , Jansen Uyeda 1 , Linh Dang 1 , Jennifer Wang 1 , Weidong Liu 1 , Danny Li 1 , YoungMin Kim 1 , Benjamin Heying 1 , Richard Lai 1
1 Space Technology, Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, California, United States

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10:30 AM - *
Break

K9: Nonlinear Optical Sources/Materials
Session Chairs
Peter Schunemann
Wednesday AM, April 15, 2009
Room 3000 (Moscone West)

11:00 AM - **K9.1
The Rational Design and High Throughput Processing of Nonlinear Optical (NLO) Polymers for the Generation and Detection of Broadband Terahertz Radiation

Alex Jen 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States

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11:30 AM - **K9.2
Development of Broadband Tunable THz Sources and Sensors using Layered III-VI Chalcogenide Semiconductor Crystals.

Krishna Mandal 1 , Alket Mertiri 1 , Gary Pabst 1 , Ronald Roy 1 , Michael Choi 1 , Sung Kang 1 , Nils Fernelius 2
1 Advanced Materials Research, EIC Laboratories, Inc., Norwood, Massachusetts, United States, 2 AFRL/RXPSO, WPAFB, Dayton, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - **K9.3
THz Pulse Spectroscopy of Dynamic Plasmas: A New Diagnostic Tool.

Brian Kolner 1 2
1 Department of Applied Science, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States, 2 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Davis, Davis, California, United States

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12:30 PM - **K9.4
The Role of Water Structure in Terahertz Biomaterial Measurements.

Wei Liang 1 , Yunfen He 1 , Deepu George 1 , Andrea Markelz 1
1 Physics, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, United States

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