Accession Number : ADP007630

Title :   Large-Aperture Photoconducting Antennas,

Corporate Author : COLUMBIA UNIV NEW YORK

Personal Author(s) : Auston, D. H. ; Zhang, X. -C.

Report Date : 22 MAY 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : We describe a novel optoelectronic technique to generate and detect THz electromagnetic waves by using large-aperture planar photoconducting antennas and antenna arrays. This approach is an effective method of producing directional and steerable sub-millimeter wave pulses.

Descriptors :   *ANTENNA ARRAYS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC PULSES, *ELECTROOPTICS, *OPTICAL DETECTION, ANTENNAS, APERTURES, APPROACH, ARRAYS, DIRECTIONAL, MILLIMETER WAVES, PULSES, DIPOLES, ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE REFLECTIONS, PHOTOCONDUCTORS, SYMPOSIA.

Subject Categories : Optical Detection and Detectors
      Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE