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Terahertz emitters and detectors based on carbon nanotubes
Author(s): Mikhail E. Portnoi; Oleg V. Kibis; Marcelo Rosenau da Costa
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Paper Abstract

We formulate and justify several proposals utilizing the unique electronic properties of different types of carbon nanotubes in a broad range of applications to THz optoelectronics, including THz generation by hot electrons in quasi-metallic nanotubes, frequency multiplication in chiral-nanotube-based superlattices controlled by a transverse electric field, and THz radiation detection by armchair nanotubes in strong magnetic fields.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 2006
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 6328, Nanomodeling II, 632805 (8 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.680085
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Mikhail E. Portnoi, Univ. of Exeter (United Kingdom)
Univ. of Brasila (Brazil)
Oleg V. Kibis, Novosibirsk State Technical Univ. (Russia)
Univ. of Brasila (Brazil)
Marcelo Rosenau da Costa, Univ. of Brasila (Brazil)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6328:
Nanomodeling II
Akhlesh Lakhtakia; Sergey A. Maksimenko, Editor(s)

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