Further technical info

The following presentations provide some useful background to the TERAPOD project. Most were given at the EU Towards THz Communications workshop 07-Mar-2018. (More slides are available from the EU workshop website.)

TERAPOD presentations (by TERAPOD researchers on project topics)

Re-imagining data centres systems with THz wireless capabilities
Alan Davy; WIT

Metrology for performance analysis of THz devices and systems –Impact of lack of standards
Mira Naftaly; NPL

IEEE 802.15.3d and other activities related to THz Communications. Where to go next?
Thomas Kuerner; TU Braunschweig

Tutorial on THz communication – from today’s Demonstrators to future Nano Communications
Thomas Kuerner at ACM NanoCom 2017 (4th ACM International Conference on Nanoscale Computing and Communication); Washington DC, USA, 27-Sep-2017.

Video: THz communications: an option for wireless networks beyond 5G?
Thomas Kuerner keynote address at EUCNC 2018


ICT-09-2017 presentations (by colleagues from related H2020 projects on topics related to TERAPOD):

THz communications use cases and applications scenarios
Mir Ghoraishi; pureLiFi (WORTECS)

Terahertz Wireless Access Technologies to Deliver Optical Network Quality of Experience in Systems Beyond 5G
Angeliki Alexiou; University of Piraeus (TERRANOVA)

Next generation channel coding for Tbps wireless communications
Andre Bourdoux; IMEC (EPIC)


Schottky barrier diodes (SBDs)

This paper (from ACST researchers) gives an outline of a new approach for using SBDs as THz detectors

Field Intensity Detection of Individual Terahertz Pulses at 80 MHz Repetition Rate
F. Rettich, N. Vieweg, O. Cojocari and A. Deninger
J. Infrared Milli. THz Waves 36, p. 607-612 (2015).


ACST recently announced a preliminary data sheet for a 275-305 GHz transceiver. This state-of-the-art device has high power at this high frequency while using a compact set-up. This technology will be developed further in TERAPOD. For more info please have a look at the ACST website.
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