Company Gets Contract for Terahertz Source
Teraphysics Corp. of Cleveland has received a $730,000 Phase II contract from the US Army Research Office to develop technology that provides new capabilities in threat detection systems. It is working on handheld devices that operate in the terahertz spectral band as part of an imaging system that can be deployed to protect sensitive installations.
- The technology of generating and harnessing light and other forms of radiant energy whose quantum unit is the photon. The science includes light emission, transmission, deflection, amplification and detection by optical components and instruments, lasers and other light sources, fiber optics, electro-optical instrumentation, related hardware and electronics, and sophisticated systems. The range of applications of photonics extends from energy generation to detection to communications and...
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