Credits: 5

Schedule: 14.04.2020 - 27.05.2020

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation): 

Zachary Taylor, Juha Ala-Laurinaho, Aleksi Tamminen, and Juha Mallat.

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Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

V 2019 - 2020 (spring, even years, not offered 2018 - 2019)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

The student has broad basic knowledge and understanding of THz techniques, i.e., how to fill the THz gap, and THz applications, some basic design or analysis skills.

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Generation of THz radiation (0.1 – 10 THz) with electronic and photonic means, antennas, waveguiding, quasioptics, detection, measurement techniques, applications.

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

2019-2020: Homework exercises,laboratory exercise, seminar presentation, and final exam.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours 36 h (4 h + 2 h per week, 6 weeks). Independent work 99 h.

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

G. Carpintero, L.E. Garcia Munoz, S. Preu, H. Hartnagel, and A.V. Räisänen (eds.), "Semiconductor THz Technology: From Components to Systems", John Wiley & Sons, 2015, 450 pages.

Course Homepage (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020):

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

ELEC-E4420 Microwave Engineering I (or equivalent).

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Further Information (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 3: English


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