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2007 MRS Spring Meeting Logo2007 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit


April 9-13, 2007
| San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Timothy J. Bunning, Harold Y. Hwang, Debra Kaiser, Jennifer A. Lewis

Symposium CC : Materials and Material Structures Enabling Terahertz Technology

2007-04-10   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ed Stutz Air Force Research Laboratory
Ingrid Wilke Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kenneth Kreischer Northrop Grumman Corporation
Qing Hu Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Symposium Support

Air Force of Scientific Research, Army Research Laboratory, Materials Research Society
CC1: Detectors
Session Chairs
Ed Stutz
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - CC1.1
Terahertz-assisted Forster Transfer Between Coupled Quantum Dots.

Lev Mourokh 1 2 3 , Anatoly Smirnov 2 3 , Igor Kuskovsky 1
1 Physics, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, New York, United States, 2 , RIKEN, Wako-shi Japan, 3 , Quantum Cat Analytics, Brooklyn, New York, United States

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9:15 AM - CC1.2
Terahertz Detection by Coupled Quantum Dots.

Lev Mourokh 1 2 3 , Anatoly Smirnov 2 3 , Jonathan Bird 4
1 Physics, Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, New York, United States, 2 , Frontier Research System, RIKEN, Wako-shi Japan, 3 , Quantum Cat Analytics, Brooklyn, New York, United States, 4 Electrical Engineering, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Buffalo, New York, United States

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9:30 AM - CC1.3
New Type of Sensitive Detectors of Terahertz Radiation

Dmitry Khokhlov 1
1 Physics Department, M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Russian Federation

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9:45 AM - CC1.4
Picosecond Polarisation Detector for Infrared and Terahertz Radiation

Sergey Ganichev 1 , Sergey Danilov 1 , Wolfgang Weber 1 , Dieter Schuh 1 , Christian Gerl 1 , Werner Wegscheider 1 , D. Bougeard 2 , G. Abstreiter 2 , Wilhelm Prettl 1
1 Department of Physics, Universität Regensburg, Regensburg Germany, 2 Walter Schottky Institute, TU Munich, Garching Germany

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10:00 AM - **CC1.5
Metal/semiconductor Heterostructures for Terahertz Applications.

Arthur Gossard 1 , Micah Hanson 1 , Joshua Zide 1 , Jeramy Zimmerman 1 , Seth Bank 1 , Elliott Brown 2 , Mark Rodwell 2
1 Materials Department, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 2 ECE Department, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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10:30 AM - *
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CC2: Spectroscopy and Characterization I
Session Chairs
Ingrid Wilke
Tuesday AM, April 10, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

11:00 AM - **CC2.1
Selection of Optimum Nonlinear Crystals for Efficient Parametric Generation and Sensitive Detection of Monochromatic ns THz Pulses.

Yujie Ding 1
1 ECE, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States

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11:30 AM - CC2.2
Electric-Field Induced Tuning of the Terahertz Properties of SrTiO3 Single Crystals.

Petr Kuzel 1 , Filip Kadlec 1 , Gregor Panaitov 2 , Eugen Hollmann 2 , Norbert Klein 2
1 , Institute of Physics, Czech. Acad. Sci., Prague 8 Czech Republic, 2 , Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH, Jülich Germany

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11:45 AM - CC2.3
III-VI Chalcogenides and Ternary Semiconductor Crystals for Broadband Tunable THz Sources and Sensors.

Krishna Mandal 1 , Sung Kang 1 , Michael Choi 1 , R. Rauh 1 , Nils Fernelius 2
1 Advanced Materials Division, EIC Laboratories, Inc., Norwood, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, United States

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12:00 PM - CC2.4
Investigation of Far-infrared Dynamics in Organic Semiconductors.

Hynek Nemec 1 , Fengling Zhang 2 , Han-Kwang Nienhuys 3 , Petr Kuzel 4 , Filip Kadlec 4 , Villy Sundstrom 1
1 Chemical Physics, Lund University, Lund Sweden, 2 Department of Physics, Linköping University, Linköping Sweden, 3 , Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Amsterdam Netherlands, 4 , Institute of Physics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague Czech Republic

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12:15 PM - **CC2.5
Coherent Source THz Spectroscopy of Solids.

Martin Dressel 1 , Boris Gorshunov 1 2 , Joris van Slageren 1
1 1. Physikalisches Institut, Universitat Stuttgart, Stuttgart Germany, 2 , Prokhorov General Physics Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Russian Federation

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12:45 PM - CC2.6
Photoionization Mechanisms of Atmospheric Gases Probed by Terahertz Pulses.

Zoltan Mics 1 , Filip Kadlec 1 , Petr Kuzel 1 , Pavel Jungwirth 2
1 , Institute of Physics, Czech. Acad. Sci., Prague Czech Republic, 2 , Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czech Acad. Sci., Prague Czech Republic

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CC3: Vacuum Electronics and Waveguides
Session Chairs
Ken Kreischer
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - CC3.1
THz-Near-Field Micro-Spectroscopy with Backward-Wave Oscillators and a Photo-Induced Aperture

Bruno Gompf 1 , Hanna Heer 1 , Nadine Gebert 1 , Martin Dressel 1
1 Physikalisches Institut, Universitat Stuttgart, Stuttgart Germany

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2:45 PM - CC3.2
Materials Issues for Terahertz Vacuum Electron RF Sources.

R. Ives 1 , John Booske 2 , Carol Kory 1 , Michael Read 1 , Sean Sengele 2 , Hongrui Jiang 2 , Dan Van der Weide 2 , Steve Schwartzkopf 3 , Ron Witherspoon 3
1 , Calabazas Creek Research, Inc., San Mateo, California, United States, 2 , University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 3 , Ron Witherspoon, Inc., Campbell, California, United States

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3:00 PM - **CC3.3
Microfabrication of CVD Diamond Structures for THz Vacuum Electron Devices

James Dayton 1 , Gerald Mearini 1 , Christopher Bower 2
1 , Genvac Aerospace Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 , RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States

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3:30 PM - CC3.4
A Micromachining Technology for High Performance THz Waveguides.

Robert Mihailovich 1 , Kenneth Kreischer 2 , David Gallagher 2 , Jack Tucek 2
1 , Teledyne Scientific, Thousand Oaks, California, United States, 2 , Northrop Grumman Electronic Systems, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States

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3:45 PM - CC3.5
Material Considerations for the Development of THz Regime Waveguides.

Sean Sengele 1 , Benjamin Yang 1 , Amy Marconnet 2 , Neville Dias 1 , Hongrui Jiang 1 , Irena Knezevic 1 , John Booske 1 , Daniel van der Weide 1 , Alan Betterman 1 , Steve Limbach 1 , Nicola Ferrier 2
1 Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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4:00 PM - *
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CC4: Emitters I
Session Chairs
Mark Allen
Tuesday PM, April 10, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

4:30 PM - CC4.1
Growth and Characterization of Orientation-Patterned GaAs for THz Generation.

Candace Lynch 1 , David Bliss 1 , Timothy Zens 1 , Konstantin Vodopyanov 2 , Joe Schaar 2 , Martin Fejer 2 , James Harris 2
1 , Air Force Research Laboratory, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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4:45 PM - **CC4.2
Temperature-dependence of Terahertz Emission from Dilute Magnetic Semiconductors.

Hui Zhan 1 , Jason Deibel 1 , Jonathan Laib 1 , Chanjuan Sun 1 , Junichiro Kono 1 , Hiro Munekata 2 , Daniel Mittleman 1
1 ECE Department, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States, 2 Imaging Science and Engineering Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama Japan

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5:15 PM - CC4.3
Efficient THz Generation Limited by Two-photon Absorption in GaP Wafer.

Yuliya Zotova 1 , Xiaodong Mu 2 , Yujie Ding 2 , Darnell Diggs 3 , Nils Fernelius 3 , F. Hopkins 3
1 , ArkLight, Center Valley, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 ECE, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, 3 Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, United States

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5:30 PM - CC4.4
Structural Dependence of THz-radiation from BiFeO3 Thin Films.

Dhanvir Rana 1 , K. Takahashi 1 , Krushna Mavani 1 , I. Kawayama 1 , H. Murakami 1 , M. Tonouchi 1
1 Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University, Osaka, Osaka-fu, Japan

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5:45 PM - CC4.5
Temperature Dependent THz Radiation from Charge-ordered Nd0.50Ca0.48Ba0.02MnO3 Manganite Thin Film: The Correspondence with Magnetic and Electronic Properties.

Krushna Mavani 1 , Dhanvir Rana 1 , K. Takahashi 1 , I. Kawayama 1 , H. Murakami 1 , M. Tonouchi 1
1 Institute of Laser Eng., Osaka University, Osaka, Osaka-fu, Japan

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2007-04-11   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Ed Stutz Air Force Research Laboratory
Ingrid Wilke Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Kenneth Kreischer Northrop Grumman Corporation
Qing Hu Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Symposium Support

Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Army Research Laboratory, Material Research Society
CC5: Negative Index and Metamaterials
Session Chairs
Ed Stutz
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - CC5.1
XPS Studies of a High-temperature Defect-induced Crystal Structure Transition in Single Crystals of Magnetoelectric Multiferroic RMnO3.

Shishir Ray 1 , Mark Williamsen 1 , Adam Guenther 1 , Samrat Ghosh 1 , Marshall Onellion 2 1 , Prasenjit Guptasarma 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin Milw, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 2 Dept of Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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9:15 AM - CC5.2
Photonic Crystal Based opto-THz Modulator.

Ladislav Fekete 1 , Hynek Němec 2 , Filip Kadlec 1 , Petr Kuzel 1
1 , Institute of Physics, Czech. Acad. Sci., Prague 8 Czech Republic, 2 Chemical Center, Lund University, Lund Sweden

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9:30 AM - **CC5.3
Double-Negative, Single-Negative, and Negative-Index Metamaterials in Far Infrared and THz Regimes.

Nader Engheta 1 , Andrea Alu 1
1 Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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10:00 AM - CC5.4
Metamaterial Based Terahertz Functional Devices.

Hou-Tong Chen 1 , John O'Hara 1 , Antoinette Taylor 1 , Richard Averitt 1 3 , Willie Padilla 2 , Joshua Zide 4 , Arthur Gossard 4 , Clark Highstrete 5 , Mark Lee 5
1 MPA-CINT, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States, 3 Department of Physics, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Materials Department, Unversity of California - Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 5 , Sandia National Laboratories, Alburquerque, New Mexico, United States

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10:15 AM - CC5.5
Multiferroic Manganates grown from Low Temperature Solution Routes.

Samrat Ghosh 1 , Shishir Ray 1 , Mark Williamsen 1 , Prasenjit Guptasarma 1
1 Department of Physics, University of Wisconsin Milw, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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10:30 AM - *
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11:00 AM - CC5.6
Epitaxial BaTiO3/SrTiO3 and BaO/SrTiO3 Superlattices for THz Phonon Bragg Mirrors and Cavities

Arsen Soukiassian 1 , N. Lanzillotti-Kimura 2 , A. Bruchhausen 2 , A. Fainstein 2 , W. Tian 1 , D. Tenne 1 5 , H. Sun 3 , X. Pan 3 , A. Cros 4 , A. Cantarero 4 , R. Uecker 6 , P. Reiche 6 , X. Xi 1 , D. Schlom 1
1 Materials Research Institute, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, United States, 2 , Centro Atómico Bariloche & Instituto Balseiro, S. C. de Bariloche Argentina, 5 Physics, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Materials Science Institute, University of Valencia, Valencia Spain, 6 , Institute for Crystal Growth, Berlin Germany

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11:15 AM - **CC5.7
Micromachining for Terahertz Artificial Materials.

Andrew Gallant 1 , Mikhail Kaliteevski 2 , Peter Swift 2 , Stuart Brand 2 , David Wood 1 , Richard Abram 2 , Dagou Zeze 1 , Mike Petty 1 , Martyn Chamberlain 2
1 School of Engineering, Durham University, Durham United Kingdom, 2 Department of Physics, Durham University, Durham United Kingdom

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CC6: Spectroscopy and Characterization II
Session Chairs
Ingrid Wilke
Wednesday AM, April 11, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

11:45 AM - **CC6.1
Low-Terahertz Resonance Spectroscopy of Biological Materials.

Tatiana Globus 1 , Alexei Bykhovski 1 , Xiaowei Li 1 , Boris Gelmont 1 , Dwight Woolard 2
1 ECE, University of Virginia, Charlottesville , Virginia, United States, 2 , U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States

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12:15 PM - **CC6.2
Molecular Systems Operating at Terahertz Frequencies.

Jorge Seminario 1
1 Department of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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12:45 PM - CC6.3
Excitation of Coherent Phonons in Crystalline Bi: Theory for Driving Atomic Vibrations by Femtosecond Pulses.

Davide Boschetto 2 , Eugene Gamaly 1 , Andrei Rode 1 , Thomas Garl 2 , Antoine Rousse 2 , Barry Luther-Davies 1 , Davide Glijer 2 , Olivier Albert 2 , Jane Etchepare 2
2 Laboratoire d’Optique Appliquée, ENSTA/Ecole Polytechmique, Palaiseau France, 1 Laser Physics Centre, RSPhysSE, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

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CC7: Emitters II
Session Chairs
Mark Allen
Wednesday PM, April 11, 2007
Room 3014 (Moscone West)

2:30 PM - **CC7.1
Carbon Nanotube FETs for High Frequency Electronics

Hong Zhang 1
1 , Northrop Grumman, Lithicum , Maryland, United States

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3:00 PM - **CC7.2
Progress in Long Wavelength Terahertz Quantum Cascade Lasers.

Jerome Faist 1 , Giacomo Scalari 1 , Christoph Walther 1 , Milan Fischer 1
1 Physics, Univ. of Neuchatel, Neuchatel Switzerland

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3:30 PM - CC7.3
Antireflection Coating for External-Cavity Quantum Cascade Laser Near 5 THz.

David Fenner 1 , J. Hensley 1 , M. Allen 1 , Jihua Xu 2 , A. Tredicucci 2
1 , Physical Sciences Inc, Andover, Massachusetts, United States, 2 NEST-INFM, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa Italy

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3:45 PM - *
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4:15 PM - **CC7.4
Sensor Applications of THz QCL's.

Mark Allen 1
1 , Physical Sciences Inc., Andover, Massachusetts, United States

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4:45 PM - **CC7.5
Intense Terahertz Wave Generation in Gaseous Media

Masashi Yamaguchi 1 , Yunqing Chen 1 , Xi-Cheng Zhang 1
1 Department of Physics, Applied Physics & Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States

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5:15 PM - CC7.6
1.55 µm Photomixing in Nipnip THz-emitters

Stefan Malzer 1 , Sascha Preu 1 , Gottfried Döhler 1 , Lijun Wang 1 , Micah Hanson 2 , Art Gossard 2 , Elliott Brown 3
1 Institute of Optics, Information, and Photonics, University of Erlangen, Erlangen Germany, 2 Materials Department, UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States, 3 Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering , UCSB, Santa Barbara, California, United States

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5:30 PM - CC7.7
Optically Illuminated GaN based THz IMPATT Device

Moumita Mukherjee 1 2 , Nilratan Mazumder 1 2
1 Department of Applied Physics, International Institute of Information Technology, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, 2 , Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India

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