Table of Contents for Past and Upcoming Issues

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

January 2015, Volume 5, Issue 1: Mailing out on or about Jan. 22, 2015

Terahertz Pioneer: Hiromasa Ito: “Generating THz Energy is Crystal Clear”

 - Peter H. Siegel

SPECIAL ISSTT MINI-ISSUE PAPERS

Introduction to the Mini-Special-Issue on the 25th International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology (ISSTT)

 - I. Mehdi, G. Gol’tsman, and P. Pütz

Normal-Metal Hot-Electron Nanobolometer with Johnson Noise Thermometry Readout

 - B. S. Karasik, C. B. McKitterick, T. J. Reck, and D. E. Prober

Experiments with Tunable Superconducting Metamaterials

 - A. V. Ustinov

The IF Output Impedance of SIS Mixers

 - P. Serres, A. Navarrini, Y. Bortolotti, and O. Garnier

Planar Frequency Selective Bolometric Array at 350 GHz

 - S. Mahashabde, A. S. Sobolev, M. A. Tarasov, G. E. Tsydynzhapov, and L. S. Kuzmin

Power Load Dependencies of Cold Electron Bolometer Optical Response at 350 GHz

 - M. A. Tarasov, V. S. Edelman, A. B. Ermakov, S. Mahashabde, and L. S. Kuzmin

Development of a Compact Cold Optics for Millimeter and Submillimeter Wave Observations

 - S. Sekiguchi, T. Nitta, K. Karatsu, Y. Sekimoto, N. Okada, T. Tsuzuki, S. Kashima, M. Sekine, T. Okada, S. Shu, M. Naruse, A. Dominjon, T. Noguchi, and H. Matsuo

Condition of Optical Systems Independent of Frequency for Wide Field-of-View Radio Telescopes

 - H. Imada, M. Nagai, M. Kino, M. Seta, S. Ishii, and N. Nakai

Searching for New Sites for THz Observations in Eurasia

 - G. M. Bubnov, E. B. Abashin, Y. Y. Balega, O. S. Bolshakov, S. Y. Dryagin, V. K. Dubrovich, A. S. Marukhno, V. I. Nosov, V. F. Vdovin, and I. I. Zinchenko

REGULAR ISSUE PAPERS

Design and Characterization of Integrated Submillimeter-Wave Quasi-Vertical Schottky Diodes

 - N. Alijabbari, M. F. Bauwens, and R. M. Weikle

A Microwave Reflection Readout Scheme for Hot Electron Bolometric Direct Detector

 - A. Shurakov, C.-Y. E. Tong, P. Grimes, R. Blundell, and G. Golt’sman

A 474 GHz HBV Frequency Quintupler Integrated on a 20- Thick Silicon Substrate

 - A. Malko, T. Bryllert, J. Vukusic, and J. Stake

300 GHz Integrated Heterodyne Receiver and Transmitter With On-Chip Fundamental Local Oscillator and Mixers

 - S. Kim, J. Yun, D. Yoon, M. Kim, J.-S. Rieh, M. Urteaga, and S. Jeon

Development of Complex Relative Permittivity Measurement System Based on Free-Space in 220–330-GHz Range

 - T. Tosaka, K. Fujii, K. Fukunaga, and A. Kasamatsu

Terahertz Digital Holographic Imaging of VoidsWithin Visibly Opaque Dielectrics

 - M. S. Heimbeck, W. Ng, D. R. Golish, M. E. Gehm, and H. O. Everitt

THz Transparent Metamaterials for Enhanced Spectroscopic and Imaging Measurements

 - V. Sanphuang, W.-G. Yeo, J. L. Volakis, and N. K. Nahar

Optimization of Modulation Properties of Terahertz Metamaterial by Tuning Fabry–Pérot Resonances

 - D. Seliuta, D. Zimkaitė, G. Šlekas, A. Urbanovič, J. Devenson, and Z. Kancleris

Narrow-Linewidth and High-Transmission Terahertz Bandpass Filtering by Metallic Gratings

 - S. Song, F. Sun, Q. Chen, and Y. Zhang

All-Fiber Centralized Architecture for Parallel Terahertz Sensors

 - A. Bockelt, J. Palací, and B. Vidal

A Frequency Selective Surface Based Focal Plane Receiver for the OLIMPO Balloon-Borne Telescope

 - S. Mahashabde, A. Sobolev, A. Bengtsson, D. Andrén, M. A. Tarasov, M. Salatino, P. de Bernardis, S. Masi, and L. S. Kuzmin

COMMENTS AND CORRECTIONS

Corrections to “THz Pioneer—Robert J. Mattauch: Two Terminals are Sufficient”

 - P. H. Siegel

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  - 40th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz

November 2014, Volume 4, Issue 6

THz Pioneer Robert J Mattauch: “Two terminals are Sufficient"

 - Peter H. Siegel

Low Noise Nanometer Scale Room-Temperature YBa2Cu3O7-x Bolometers for THz Direct Detection

 - Stella Bevilacqua and Sergey Cherednichenko

Schottky Diode Based 1.2 THz Receivers Operating at Room Temperature and Below for Planetary Atmospheric Sounding

 - Erich Schlecht, Jose Siles, Choonsup Lee, Robert Lin, Bertrand Thomas, Goutam Chattopadhyay and Imran Mehdi

Operation of GaN Planar Nanodiodes as THz Detectors and Mixers

 - Ignacio Íñiguez-de-la-Torre, Carlos Daher, Jean-François Millithaler, Jérémi Torres, Philippe Nouvel, Luca Varani, Paul Sangaré, Guillaume Ducournau, Christophe Gaquière, Tomás González and Javier Mateos

160 GHz Balanced Frequency Quadruplers Based on Quasi-Vertical Schottky Varactors Integrated on Micromachined Silicon

 - Naser Alijabbari, Matthew F. Bauwens, Robert M. Weikle, II

A 239–281 GHz CMOS Receiver With On-Chip Circular-Polarized Substrate Integrated Waveguide Antenna for Sub-Terahertz Imaging

 - Yang Shang, Hao Yu, Chang Yang, Yuan Liang, Haipeng Fu, and Wei Meng Lim

Multilayer Thickness Determination Using Continuous Wave THz Spectroscopy

 - Dennis Stanze, Björn Globisch, Roman J.B. Dietz, Helmut Roehle, Thorsten Göbel, and Martin Schell

Bistatic Terahertz Radar Azimuth-Elevation Imaging Based on Compressed Sensing

 - Ruijun Wang, Bin Deng, Yuliang Qin, Hongqiang Wang

Optical Tolerance Analysis of the Multi-Beam Limb Viewing Instrument STEAMR

 - Arvid Hammar, Mark Whale, Per Forsberg, Axel Murk, Anders Emrich, and Jan Stake

Terahertz Spectroscopy for Real-Time Monitoring of Water Vapor and CO Levels in the Producer Gas From an Industrial Biomass Gasifier

 - Hosein Bidgoli, Sergey Cherednichenko, Jens Nordmark, Henrik Thunman, and Martin Seemann

Circuit-Oriented FEM Modeling of Finite Extension Graphene Sheet by Impedance Network Boundary Conditions (INBCs)

 - Mauro Feliziani, Silvano Cruciani, Francesca Maradei

A Modified Slow-Wave Structure for Backward-Wave Oscillator Design in the THz Band

 - Minghao Zhang, Yanyu Wei, Lingna Yue, Wanghe Wei, Jin Xu, Guoqing Zhao, Minzhi Huang, Zhanliang Wang, Yubin Gong, Wenxiang Wang, and Dazhi Li

THz Letters:

Low-Frequency Noise and Passive Imaging With 670 GHz HEMT Low-Noise Amplifiers

 - Erich N. Grossman, Kevin Leong, Xiaobing Mei, and William Deal

A Terahertz Wave Parametric Amplifier With a Gain of 55 dB

- Yusuke Taira, Saroj R. Tripathi, Kosuke Murate, Shin’ichiro Hayashi, Kouji Nawata, Hiroaki Minamide, and Kodo Kawase

Frequency Calibration of Terahertz Time-Domain Spectrometer Using Air-Gap Etalon

 - Moto Kinoshita, Hitoshi Iida, Yozo Shimada

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 - Philosophy and Impact

 - Information for Authors

 - Paper Quality Criteria and Author Checklist

September 2014, Volume 4, Issue 5

THz Pioneer: Erik Kollberg, “Instrument Maker to the Stars”

 - Peter H. Siegel

2.7 THz Balanced Waveguide HEB Mixer

 - Faouzi Boussaha, Jonathan Kawamura, Jeffery Stern and Cecile Jung

Mixer-Based Characterization of Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Single-Anode and Antiparallel Schottky Diodes

 - Krista Dahlberg, Tero Kiuru, Juha Mallat, Tapani Narhi and Antti V. Raisanen

Doping Profile Recognition Applied to Silicon Photovoltaic Cells using Terahertz Time-Domain Spectroscopy

 - Chih-Yu Jen and Christiaan Richter

Wide Band mm- and submm-wave Dielectric Rod Waveguide Antenna

 - Andrey A. Generalov, Johannes A. Haimakainen, Dmitri V. Lioubtchenko and Antti V. Räisänen

7.5% Optical-to-Terahertz Conversion Efficiency Offered by Photoconductive Emitters with Three-Dimensional Plasmonic Contact Electrodes

 - Shang-Hua Yang, Mohammad R. Hashemi, Christopher W. Berry and Mona Jarrahi

Single-Flange 2-Port TRL calibration for Accurate THz S-parameter Measurements of Waveguide integrated circuits

 - Johanna Hanning, Jörgen Stenarson, Klas Yhland, Peter Sobis, Tomas Bryllert and Jan Stake

FLASH+ - A Dual-Channel Wide-Band Spectrometer for APEX

 - Thomas Klein, Miroslaw Ciechanowicz, Christian Leinz, Stefan Heyminck, Rolf Güsten, Christoph Kasemann, Joachim Wunsch, Doris Maier and Yutaro Sekimoto

Physical Electro-Thermal Model for the Design of Schottky Diode-Based Circuits

 - Carlos Perez-Moreno and Jesus Grajal

Enhancing the Amplitude of Terahertz Transients using Lock-In Amplification and a Spinning Nonlinear Crystal

 - Arno Schneider

Design of a Reconfigurable MIMO System for THz Communications Based on Graphene Antennas

 - Zheng Xu, Xiaodai Dong, Jens Bornemann

Remote Monitoring of Phasic Heart Rate Changes from the Palm

 - Yael Kurzweil-Segev, Moshe Brodsky, Alik Polsman, Eli Safrai, Yuri Feldman, Sharon Einav and Paul Ben Ishai

The Correlation of ECG Parameters to the sub-THz Reflection Coefficient of Human Skin

 - Eli Safrai, Paul Ben Ishai, Alexander Polsman, Sharon Einav and Yuri Feldman

THz Letters

Continuous-Wave Reflection Imaging using Optical Feedback Interferometry in Terahertz and Mid-Infrared Quantum Cascade Lasers

 - F. P. Mezzapesa, M. Petruzzella, M. Dabbicco, H. E. Beere, D. A. Ritchie, M. S. Vitiello, and G. Scamarcio

Development of a Wideband Compact Orthomode Transducer for the 180–270 GHz Band

 - Carlos A. Leal-Sevillano, Theodore J. Reck, Goutam Chattopadhyay, Jorge A. Ruiz-Cruz, José R. Montejo-Garai, and Jesús M. Rebollar

July 2014, Volume 4, Issue 4

THz Pioneer Michael Bass: The THz Light at the End of the Tunnel

 - Peter H. Siegel

Phase-Sensitive Passive Terahertz Imaging at 5 m Stand-off Distance

 - Sven Augustin and Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers

Ultrabroadband THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy of a Free-Flowing Water Film

 - Tianwu Wang, Pernille Klarskov and Peter Uhd Jepsen

Terahertz Sensor for Non-Contact Thickness and Quality Measurement of Automobile Paints of Varying Complexity

 - Ke Su, Yao-Chun Shen and J. Axel Zeitler

Generation and Detection of THz Pulses with a Bandwidth Extending Beyond 4 THz Using a Sub-picosecond Yb-doped Fiber Laser System

 - Masaya Nagai, Eiichi Matsubara, Masaaki Ashida, Jun Takayanagi and Hideyuki Ohtake

High-Resistivity Silicon Dielectric Ribbon Waveguide for Single-Mode Low-Loss Propagation at F/G-Bands

 - Ali Malekabadi, S. A. Charlebois, D. Deslandes and F. Boone

Plasmonic Terahertz Waveguide Based on Anisotropically Etched Silicon Substrate

 - Gagan Kumar, Shanshan Li, and Mohammad M. Jadidi and Thomas E. Murphy

MHEMT G-Band Low-Noise Amplifiers

 - Mikko Kärkkäinen, Mikko Kantanen, Sylvain Caujolle-Bert, Mikko Varonen, Rainer Weber, Arnulf Leuther, Matthias Seelmann-Eggebert, Ari Alanne, Petri Jukkala, Tapani Närhi and Kari A. I. Halonen

Molecular Spectroscopy with a Compact 557-GHz Heterodyne Receiver

 - Philipp Neumaier, Heiko Richter, Jan Stake, Huan Zhao, Aik-Yean Tang, Vladimir Drakinskiy, Peter Sobis, Anders Emrich, Axel Hülsmann, Tom Johansen, Tomas Bryllert, Johanna Hanning, Viktor Krozer and Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers

Fast Three Dimensional Image Reconstruction of Targets Under the Illumination of Terahertz Gaussian Beam with Enhanced Phase Shift Migration to Improve Computation Efficiency

 - Shengming Gu, Chao Li, Xiang Gao, Zhaoyang Sun and Guangyou Fang

Time-Domain Numerical Modeling of THz Photoconductive Antennas

 - E. Moreno, M. F. Pantoja, S. G. Garcia, A. R. Bretones and R. G. Martin

A Novel Sub-THz Photomixer with Nano-Trapezoidal Electrodes

 - Neda Khiabani, Y. Huang, L. E. Garcia-Muñoz, Y. C. Shen and A. Rivera-Lavado

Magnetron Injection Gun for Short Pulse, 0.67 THz Gyrotron for Remote Detection of Radioactive Materials

 - Udaybir Singh, Nitin Kumar and AK Sinha

A Non-Contact Waveguide Probe for On-Wafer S-Parameter Measurements for Submillimeter-Wave to Terahertz Band

 - Armin Jam, Meysam Moallem, Jack East and Kamal Sarabandi

THz Letters

Characterization of Micromachined on-Wafer Probes for the 600–900 GHz Waveguide Band

 - Matthew F. Bauwens, Lihan Chen, Chunhu Zhang, Alexander I. Arsenovic, Naser Alijabbari, Arthur W. Lichtenberger, N. Scott Barker and Robert M. Weikle, II

A High Dynamic Range and Spectrally Flat Terahertz Spectrometer Based on Optical Parametric Processes in LiNbO3

 - Kosuke Murate, Yusuke Taira, Saroj R. Tripathi, Shin’ichiro Hayashi, Koji Nawata, Hiroaki Minamide and Kodo Kawase

May 2014, Volume 4, Issue 3

THz Pioneer Tatsuo Itoh: Transmission Lines and Antennas, Left and Right

 - Peter H Siegel

A Novel Interferometric Sub-THz Doppler Radar With a Continuously Oscillating Reference Arm

 - S. Liao, N. Gopalsami, S. Bakhtiari, T. W. Elmer, E. R. Koehl, and A. C. Raptis

A Resonant Cold-Electron Bolometer with a Kinetic Inductance Nanofilter

 - L. Kuzmin

Coded-Aperture Imaging Using Photo-Induced Reconfigurable Aperture Arrays for Mapping Terahertz Beams

 - A. Kannegulla, Z. Jiang, S. Rahman, P. Fay, Senior , H. G. Xing, L.-J. Cheng, and L. Liu

Ultrawide-Bandwidth Single-Channel 0.4-THz Wireless Link Combining Broadband Quasi-Optic Photomixer and Coherent Detection

 - G. Ducournau, P. Szriftgiser, A.Beck, D. Bacquet, F. Pavanello, E. Peytavit, M. Zaknoune, T. Akalin and Jean-François Lampin

A Non-Contact, Submillimeter-Wave -Parameters Measurement Technique for Multiport Micromachined Devices

 - M. Moallem and K. Sarabandi

THz Measurements and Calibration Based on a Blackbody Source

 - A. Svetlitza, M. Slavenko, T. Blank, I. Brouk, S. Stolyarova and Y. Nemirovsky

Electric Field Enhancement in 3-D Tapered Helix Antenna for Terahertz Applications

 - V. Varlamava, F. Palma, P. Nenzi, and M. Balucani

Theoretical and Empirical Evaluation of Surface Roughness Effects on Conductivity in the Terahertz Regime

 - B. B. Yang, M.P. Kirley and John H. Booske

High Fill-Factor Substrate-Based Wire-Grid Polarizers with High Extinction Ratios

 - J. R. Middendorf, J. S. Cetnar, J. Owsley and E. R. Brown

Circuit Model in Design of THz Transparent Electrodes Based on Two-Dimensional Arrays of Metallic Square Holes

 - G. K. Shirmanesh, E. Yarmoghaddam, A.Khavasi, and K. Mehrany

77-110GHz 65nm-CMOS Power Amplifier Design

 - K-L. Wu, K-T. Lai, R. Hu, C.F. Jou,D-C. Niu, and Y-S. Shiao

THz Letters

Corrections to “Near Field Coupling in Passive and Active Terahertz Metamaterial Devices”

 - D. R. Chowdhury, A. K. Azad, W. Zhang, and R. Singh

March 2014, Volume 4, Issue 2

THz Pioneers: Thijs de Graauw "Intention, Attention, Execution"
 - Peter H. Siegel

Special Supplemental Papers: 24th International Symposium on Space THz Technology (ISSTT)

Introduction to the Special Mini-Issue 

 - Imran Mehdi and Andrey M. Baryshev

Performance of the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory Dual-Color 180–720 GHz Balanced SIS Receivers 

 - J. W. Kooi, R. A. Chamberlin, R. Monje, A. Kov´ acs, F. Rice, H. Yoshida, B. Force, K. Cooper, D. Miller, M. Gould, D. Lis, B. Bumble, R. LeDuc, J. A. Stern, and T. G. Phillips

Ultra-Wide Intermediate Bandwidth for High-Frequency SIS Mixers 

 - Boon-Kok Tan, Ghassan Yassin and Paul Grimes

Performance of SAFARI Short-Wavelength-Band Transition Edge Sensors (TES) Fabricated by Deep Reactive Ion Etching 

 - T. Suzuki, P. Khosropanah, R.A. Hijmering, M. Ridder, M. Schoemans, H. Hoevers, and J.R. Gao

Far-Infrared Interferometric Telescope Experiment: Optical Adjustment System 

 - A. Sasaki, H. Shibai, M. Fukagawa, T. Sumi, T. kanoh, K. Yamamoto, Y. Itoh, N. Akiyama, A. Terano, Y. Aimi, Y. Kuwada, M. Konishi and M. Narita

Investigation on ALMA Band-4 Frequency-Dependent Cross-Polarization 

 - A. Gonzalez and Y. Uzawa

Superconducting 4–8 GHz Hybrid Assembly for 2SB Cryogenic THz Receivers 

 - Hawal Rashid, Denis Meledin, Vincent Desmaris, Alexey Pavolotsky and Victor Belitsky

Regular Issue Papers for March 2014

Development of the ALMA Band-3 and Band-6 Sideband-Separating SIS Mixers 

 - Anthony R. Kerr, Shing-Kuo Pan, Stéphane M. X. Claude, Philip Dindo, Arthur W. Lichtenberger, and Eugene F. Lauria

THz Thermal Emission Control via Electromagnetic Band Engineering 

 - Ian A. Zimmerman, Ziran Wu, Hao Xin, and Richard Ziolkowski

Ultra-Broadband Terahertz Receivers Using Polymer Substrate 

 - Masami Inoue, Masayuki Hodono, Shogo Horiguchi, Kazuki Arakawa, Masayuki Fujita and Tadao Nagatsuma

Time-Delay Multiplexing with Linear Arrays of THz Radar Transceivers 

 - Beatriz Blazquez, Ken B.Cooper and Nuria Llombart 

Terahertz Imaging with a Time-Reversed FDTD Method 

 - Cemile Bardak, Yanhan Zhu1, Ayrton A. Bernussi, and Mohammad Saed

Micromachined Thick Mesh Filters for Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Applications 

 - Yi Wang, Bin Yang, Yingtao Tian, Robert S. Donnan and Michael J. Lancaster

Experimental study of frequency multiplication in a distributed array of SIS junctions 

 - Bhushan Billade, Alexey Pavolotsky and Victor Belitsky

Narrow Linewidth Tunable Terahertz Radiation By Photomixing Without Servo-Locking 

 - Antoine Rolland, Guillaume Ducournau, Gwennael Danion, Goulchen Loas, Marc Brunel, Alexandre Beck, Fabio Pavanello, Emilien Peytavit, Tashin Akalin, Mohamed Zaknoune, Jean-Francois Lampin, Francois Bondu, Marc Vallet and Mehdi Alouini

Thermal Characterization of THz Schottky Diodes using Transient Current Measurements 

 - Subash Khanal, Tero Kiuru, Aik-Yean Tang, Mohammad Arif Saber, Juha Mallat, Jan Stake, Tapani Närhi, and Antti V. Räisänen

An Assessment of Available Models for the Design of Schottky-Based Multipliers Up to THz Frequencies 

 - Diego Pardo, Jesus Grajal, Carlos G. Perez-Moreno and Susana Perez

January 2014, Volume 4, Issue 1

Editorial and Introduction to our Special Issue 

 - Peter H. Siegel

Terahertz Pioneer: Shenggang Liu, “China’s Father of Vacuum and Microwave Electronics” 

 - P. H. Siegel

Field Exposure and Dosimetry in the THz Frequency Range 

 - T. Kleine-Ostmann, C. Jastrow, K. Baaske, B. Heinen, M. Schwerdtfeger, U. Kärst, H. Hintzsche, H. Stopper, M. Koch, and T. Schrader

Demonstration of The Leaky Lens Antenna at Sub-Millimeter Wavelengths 

 - A. Neto, N. Llombart, J. J. A. Baselmans, A. Baryshev, and S. J. C. Yates

Measurement of Silicon Micromachined Waveguide Components at 500–750 GHz 

 - T. J. Reck, C. Jung-Kubiak, J. Gill, and G. Chattopadhyay

Repeatability and Mismatch of Waveguide Flanges in the 500–750 GHz Band 

 - H. Li, A. Arsenovic, J. L. Hesler, A. R. Kerr, and R. M. Weikle

A Broadband, Micromachined Rectangular Waveguide to Cavity-Backed Coplanar Waveguide Transition Using Impedance-Taper Technique 

 - M. Moallem, J. East, and K. Sarabandi 

Design and Characterization of -Band (220–325 GHz) Amplifiers in a 250-nm InP DHBT Technology 

 - K. Eriksson, S. E. Gunnarsson, V. Vassilev, and H. Zirath

Non-Imaging Winston Cone Concentrators for Submillimeter-Wave, Overmoded Waveguide 

 - E. N. Grossman, O. D. Friedman, and A. O. Nelson

0.34-THz Wireless Link Based on High-Order Modulation for Future Wireless Local Area Network Applications 

 - C. Wang, B. Lu, C. Lin, Q. Chen, L. Miao, X. Deng, and J. Zhang

Global Distribution of Water Vapor and Cloud Cover—Sites for High-Performance THz Applications 

 - J. Y. Suen, M. T. Fang, and P. M. Lubin

Global Modeling of Active Terahertz Plasmonic Devices 

 - M. A. Khorrami, S. El-Ghazaly, H. Naseem, and S.-Q. Yu

State-of-the-Art Database of Terahertz Spectroscopy Based on Modern Web Technology

 - T. Notake, R. Endo, K. Fukunaga, I. Hosako, C. Otani, and H. Minamide

Sinusoidally Modulated Graphene Leaky-Wave Antenna for Electronic Beam scanning at THz 

 - M. Esquius-Morote, J. S. Gómez-D´ıaz, and J. Perruisseau-Carrier

NEW: THz LETTERS Section

Special Guest Editorial—THz Communications Bands: Enabling Commercial Use of Spectrum Above 95 GHz in USA: Comments Sought by FCC 

 - M. Marcus

Comments on “THz Time-Domain Sensing: The Antenna Dispersion Problem and a Possible Solution” 

 - L. E. García Muñoz

Authors’ Reply 

 - N. Llombart and A. Neto

November 2013, Volume 3, Issue 6

Editorial and Introduction to our Special Issue 

 - Peter H. Siegel

Terahertz Pioneer: Sir John Pendry, “Theoretical Physics for a Practical World” 

 - Peter H. Siegel

Optically Tunable Terahertz Metamaterials on Highly Flexible Substrates (INVITED) 

 - Kebin Fan, Xiaoguang Zhao, Jingdi Zhang, Kun Geng, George Keiser, Huseyin Seren, Grace Metcalfe, Michael Wraback, Xin Zhang and Richard Averitt

Electromagnetic response of finite terahertz metafilm arrays excited on total internal reflection boundaries (INVITED) 

 - Suchitra Ramani, Matthew Reiten, Patrick Colestock, Toni Taylor, Abul Azad and John O’Hara

Photoconductive THz Antenna Designs with High Radiation Efficiency, High Directivity, and High Aperture Efficiency  

 - Ning Zhu and Richard W. Ziolkowski

Properties of the Input Impedance of a THz Dipole Antenna on top of a Woodpile Structure 

 - Inigo Ederra, J.C. Iriarte, R. Gonzalo, and Peter de Maagt

THz Corrugated and Bull’s-eye Antennas (INVITED)

 - Miguel Beruete, Unai Beaskoetxea, Mokhtar Zehar, Amit Agrawal, Shuchang Liu, Karine Blary, Abdallah Chahadih, Xiang-Lei Han, Miguel Navarro-Cía, David Etayo, Ajay Nahata, Tahsin Akalin, and Mario Sorolla Ayza

Terahertz Metamaterial Devices Based on Graphene Nanostructures (INVITED) 

 - Pai-Yen Chen and Andrea Alu

Broadband THz absorbers with graphene-based anisotropic metamaterial films (INVITED) 

 - Sailing He and Tuo Chen

Broadband nonresonant active graphene metamaterials (INVITED)

 - Bumki Min, Seung Hoon Lee, Hyeon-Don Kim, Hyunjoo Choi, Byungsoo Kang and Rae Yong

Novel THz Metamaterial Designs: From Near and Far Field Coupling to High Q Resonances (INVITED) 

 - Ibraheem Al-Naib, Christian Jansen, Ranjan Singh, Markus Walther, and Martin Koch

Near Field Coupling in Passive and Active Terahertz Metamaterial Devices (INVITED) 

 - Dibakar Roy Chowdhury, Abul K Azad, Weili Zhang, and Ranjan Singh

Experimental Demonstration of Negative Index of Refraction in Magnetic Semiconductors 

 - Yassine Ait-El-Aoud, Adil-Gerai Kussow, Hamzeh M. Jaradat and Alkim Akyurtlu

Effect of Magnetic Bias on Nonlinear Scattering by Stacked Semiconductor Layers

 - Oksana V. Shramkova 

Low-loss magnetic metamaterial at THz frequencies by suppressing radiation losses 

 - Lei Zhu, Fan Meng, Liang Dong, Jia-Hui Fu and Qun Wu

Fabrication and Performance of TiO2-ceramic-based Metamaterials for Terahertz Frequency Range (INVITED)

 - Keisuke Takano, Yuya Yakiyama, Kyoji Shibuya, Keita Izumi, Hiroshi Miyazaki, Yoji Jimba, Fumiaki Miyamaru, Hideaki Kitahara, and Masanori Hangyo

The Fano resonance in terahertz plasmonic metamaterials (INVITED)

 - Ranjan Singh, Ibraheem Al-Naib, Wei Cao, Carsten Rockstuhl, Martin Koch, and Weili Zhang

Temperature control of terahertz metamaterials with liquid crystals (INVITED)

 - Liming Liu, Ilya V. Shadrivov, David A. Powell, Rezaur Raihan, Haroldo T. Hattori, Manuel Decker, Evgeny Mironov, and Dragomir N. Neshev

A Metamaterial-Based Terahertz Low-Pass Filter with Low Insertion Loss and Sharp Rejection (INVITED)

 - Zhihua Zhu, Xueqian Zhang, Jianqiang Gu, Ranjan Singh, Zhen Tian, Jiaguang Han, and Weili Zhang

Subharmonic Mixer Based on EBG Technology 

 - Irina Khromova, Ramón Gonzalo, Iñigo Ederra, Nicolas Delhote, Dominique Baillargeat, Axel Murk, Byron Alderman, and Peter de Maagt

Equivalent-Circuit Interpretation of the Polarization Insensitive Performance of THz Metamaterial Absorbers

 - David S. Wilbert, Mohammad Parvinnezhad Hokmabadi, Patrick Kung, and Seongsin M. Kim

Metamaterial-Inspired Bandpass Filters for Terahertz Surface Waves on Goubau Lines (INVITED)

 - Ali Horestani, Withawat Withayachumnankul, Abdallah Chahadih, Abbas Ghaddar, Mokhtar Zehar, Derek Abbott, Christophe Fumeaux, and Tahsin Akalin

September 2013, Volume 3, Issue 5

Terahertz Pioneer: Fritz Keilmann, “RF Biophysics: from Strong Field to Near Field”

 - Peter H. Siegel

Silicon Micromachined Lens Antenna for THz Integrated Heterodyne Arrays 

 - N. Llombart, C. Lee, M. Alonso-del Pino, G. Chattopadhyay, C. Jung-Kubiak, L. Jofre and I. Mehdi

Planar Bowtie Nanoarray for THz Energy Detection 

 - Ahmed Sabaawi, Charalampos Tsimenidis, and Bayan Sharif

From Arrays of THz Antennas to Large-Area Emitters 

 - Enrique Garcia, Gottfried Döhler, Stefan Malzer, Sascha Preu, Sebastion Bauerschmidt, Javier Montero, Eduardo Ugarte, Alejandro Rivera, Vicente Gonzalez and Daniel Segovia

Modeling Terahertz Plasmonic Si FETs with SPICE

 - Alexey Gutin, Shamsun Nahar, Mona Hella, and Michael Shur

Deep Sub-wavelength Multimode Tunable In-Plane Plasmonic Lenses Operating At Terahertz Frequencies 

 - Mustafa Karabiyik, Chowdhury Al-Amin, and Nezih Pala

Sensitivity Analysis of TRL calibration in Waveguide Integrated Membrane Circuits

 - Thanh Ngoc Thi Do, Jörgen Stenarson, Huan Zhao, Peter J. Sobis, Aik-Yean Tang, Klas Yhland and Jan Stake

G-band Micro-fabricated Frequency-Steered Arrays with 2deg/GHz beam steering

 - Leonardo Ranzani, Daniel Kuester, Ken Vanhille, Erich Grossman, and Zoya Popovic

A 225 GHz Circular Polarization Waveguide Duplexer Based on a Septum Orthomode Transducer Polarizer 

 - A. Leal-Sevillano, Ken B. Cooper, Jorge A. Ruiz-Cruz, Jos´e R. Montejo-Garai and Jes´us M. Rebollar

Design and Test of a 0.5 THz Dipole Antenna with Integrated Schottky Diode Detector on a High Dielectric Constant Ceramic Electromagnetic Bandgap 

 - Inigo Ederra

Real Time Imaging with a 0.14 THz Inverse Synthetic Aperture Radar 

 - Binbin Cheng, Ge Jiang, Cheng Wang, Chen Yang, Jian Zhang, Yingwu Cai, Qi Chen, Genghua Zeng, Xiang Huang, Xianjin Deng, and Jun Jiang

THz 3-D Image Formation Using SAR Techniques: Simulation, Processing and Experimental Results 

 - Jinshen Ding

Fast 2D and 3D Terahertz Imaging With a Quantum-Cascade Laser and a Scanning Mirror 

 - Nick Rothbart, Heiko Richter, Martin Wienold, Lutz Schrottke, Holger Grahn, and Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers

Simulation and Data-Processing Framework for Hybrid Synthetic Aperture THz Systems including THz-Scattering 

 - Martin Pätzold, Matthias Kahl, Thomas Klinkert, Andreas Keil, Torsten Löffler, Peter Haring Bolivar, and Andreas Kolb

Theoretical Estimations of Safety Thresholds for Terahertz Exposure of Surface Tissues 

 - M. Saviz, O. Spathmann, J. Streckert, V. Hansen, M. Clemens and R. Faraji-Dana

Analysis and Design of a Quasi-Optical Mode Converter for a TE15,2, 550 GHz Gyrotron 

 - Benjamin Rock and Arne Flifet

Broadband Terahertz Analysis of Energetic Materials—Influence of Crystal Structure and Additives

 - Anna Katharina Huhn, Elena Saenz, Peter de Maagt, and Peter Haring Bolivar

A Multiple Angle Method for THz Time-Domain Material Characterization 

 - Jose Hejase, Edward Rothwell and Pamjeet Chahal

Integral Equation Analysis of Plane Wave Scattering by Coplanar Graphene-Strip Gratings in the THz Range

 - Olga V. Shapoval, Juan Sebastian Gomez-Diaz, Julien Perruisseau-Carrier, Juan R. Mosig, and Alexander I. Nosich

Demonstration of a G-band Transceiver for Future Space Crosslinks 

 - Stephen J. Sarkozy, Marko Vukovic, Jose Padilla, Jeff  Chang, Phu Tran, Paul Yocam, Wesley Yamasaki, Kevin Leong and Wendy Lee

July 2013, Volume 3, Issue 4

Terahertz Pioneer: Philippe Goy, “If you agree with the majority, you may be wrong”

 - Peter Siegel

SPECIAL MINI-ISSUE ON: Terahertz Imaging and Spectroscopy for Biology and Biomedicine

Guest Editorial: Terahertz Imaging and Spectroscopy for Biology and Biomedicine

 - Emma MacPherson

Terahertz Spectra of Biotin based on First Principle, Molecular Mechanical and Hybrid Simulations

 - Alexei Bykhovski and Dwight Woolard

Terahertz Time Domain Spectroscopy of Human Blood

 - Caroline B. Reid, George Reese, Adam P. Gibson and Vincent P. Wallace

Temperature-dependent terahertz imaging of excised oral malignant melanoma

 - Yookyeong Carolyn Sim, Kang-Min Ahn, Jae Yeon Park, Chansik Park and Joo-Hiuk Son

Development and Testing of a Single Frequency Terahertz Imaging System for Breast Cancer Detection

 - S. Yngvesson, Benjamin St. Peter, Paul Siqueira, Pat Kelly, Ashraf Khan, Stephen Glick and Andrew Karellas

Observation of Hydrofluoric Acid Burns on Osseous Tissues by Means of Terahertz Spectroscopic Imaging

 - William Baughman, Hamdullah Yokus, Soner Balci, David Wilbert, Patrick Kung and Seongsin Kim

Adaptive Compressed Sensing for Fast Terahertz Reflection Tomography

 - Kijun Kim, Dong-Gyu Lee, Woo-Gyu Ham, Jaseong Ku, Sang-Hun Lee, Chang-Beom Ahn, Joo-Hiuk Son and Hochong Park

Conceiving THz Endometrial Ablation: Feasibility, Requirements and Technical Challenges

 - Perambur. S. Neelakanta and Bharti Sharma

REGULAR ISSUE PAPERS FOR JULY 

Study of IF Bandwidth of MgB2 Phonon-cooled Hot-electron bolometer mixers

 - Stella Bevilacqua, Sergey Cherednichenko, Vladimir Drakinskiy, Hiroyuki Shibata, Yasuhiro Tokura and Jan Stake

An SIS Mixer with 2hf/k DSB Noise Temperature at 163-211 GHz Band

 - Bhushan Billade, Alexey Pavolotsky and Victor Belitsky

Evaluation of Submillimeter/Terahertz Camera Performances with the Cryogenic Multi-Channel Readout System

 - Yasunori Hibi, Hiroshi Matsuo, Shigeyuki Sekiguchi, Hirokazu Ikeda and Mikio Fujiwara

Wideband SIS Receivers Using Series Distributed SIS Junction Array

 - Cheuk-yu Edward Tong, Paul Grimes, Raymond Blundell, Ming-jye Wang and Takashi Noguchi

A Prescription for Sub-Millimeter-Wave Transistor Characterization

 - Dylan F. Williams, Adam C. Young and Miguel Urteaga

BWO Generators for Terahertz Dielectric Measurements

 - G.A. Komandin, S.V. Chuchupal, S.P. Lebedev,  Yu.G. Goncharov, A.F. Korolev,   O.E. Porodinkov, I.E. Spector and A.A. Volkov

Fully Integrated ASK Receiver MMIC for Terahertz Communications at 300 GHz

 - Ho Jin Song, Jae-Young Kim, Katsuhiro Ajito, Makoto Yaita and Naoya Kukutsu

Prototype 250 GHz Bandwidth Chip to Chip Electrical Interconnect, Characterized with Ultrafast Optoelectronics

- Tac-In Jeon, Jeon Sang Jo and Daniel Grischkowsky

Continuous wave sub-THz photonic generation with ultra-narrow linewidth, ultra-high resolution, full frequency range coverage and high long-term frequency stability

 - A. R. Criado, C. de Dios, E. Prior, G. H. Döhler, S. Preu, S. Malzer, H. Lu, A. C. Gossard and P. Acedo

Microring diode laser for THz generation 

 - S. Mariani, A. Andronico, I. Favero, S. Ducci,Y. Todorov, C. Sirtori, M. Kamp, M. Munsch, J. Claudon, J. M. Gérard, T. Wang, P. U. Jepsen and G. Leo

Fabrication of multilevel silicon diffractive lens at terahertz frequency

 - Shimul Saha, Chong Li, Yong Ma, James Grant and David Cumming

THz Spectral Imaging using Correlation Spectroscopy 

 - S.C. Henry, L. Zurk and S. Schecklman

Accessing Terahertz complex conductivity dynamics in the time-domain 

 - Paul Cunningham 

May 2013, Volume 3, Issue 3

Terahertz Pioneers: Manfred and Brenda Pruden Winnewisser, “Equating Hamiltonians to Nature”

 - Peter Siegel

Special Issue Editorial

 - Peter Jepsen, David Cooke and Peter H. Siegel

High-Resolution, Low-Noise Imaging in THz Polaritonics

 - Christopher A. Werley, Stephanie M. Teo, Benjamin K. Ofori-Okai, Prasahnt Sivarajah, and Keith A. Nelson

Terahertz Spectroscopy toward Polymer Science: Assignment of Vibrational Modes and Morphological Study of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), INVITED

 - Hiromichi Hoshina, Shinya Ishii, Shigeki Yamamoto, Yusuke Morisawa, Harumi Sato, Tetsuji Uchiyama, Yukihiro Ozaki and Chiko Otani

Investigating material characteristics and morphology of polymers using terahertz technologies, INVITED

 - Bernd Fischer, Steffan Wietzke, Marco Reuter, Ole Peters, Ralf Gente, Christian Jansen, Nico Vieweg and Martin Koch

Electrodynamics of the Superconducting State in Ultra-Thin Films at THz Frequencies, INVITED

 - Uwe S. Pracht, Eric Heintze, Conrad Clauss, Daniel Hafner, Roman Bek, David Werner, Sergey Gelhorn,, Marc Scheffler, Martin Dressel, Daniel Sherman, Boris Gorshunov, Konstantin S. Il´in, Dagmar Henrich, and Michael Siegel

Evaluating London Dispersion Force Corrections in Crystalline Nitroguanidine by Terahertz Spectroscopy, INVITED

 - Thomas R. Juliano Jr., Matthew D. King, and Timothy M. Korter

Photoactive Yellow Protein Terahertz Response:  Hydration, Heating and Intermediate States, INVITED

 - Deepu K. George, Joseph R. Knab, Yunfen He, Robert R. Birge, Wouter S. Hoff and Andrea G. Markelz

Precise Determination of the Refractive Index of Samples Showing Low Transmission Bands by THz Time-Domain Spectroscopy

 - Maxime Bernier, Frédéric Garet, and Jean-Louis Coutaz

Charge transport in TiO2 films with complex percolation pathways investigated by time-resolved terahertz spectroscopy, INVITED

 - H. Němec, V. Zajac, I. Rychetský, D. Fattakhova-Rohlfing, B. Mandlmeier, T. Bein, Z. Mics and P. Kužel

Characterization and use of a 1.3-1.5 THz multiplier chain for molecular spectroscopy, INVITED

 - Brian J. Drouin, John C. Pearson, Shanshan Yu, and Harshal Gupta

Terahertz Comb Spectroscopy Traceable to Microwave Frequency Standard

 - Yi-Da Hsieh, Yuki Iyonaga, Yoshiyuki Sakaguchi, Shuko Yokoyama, Hajime Inaba, Kaoru Minoshima, Francis Hindle, Yoshinori Takahashi, Masashi Yoshimura, Yusuke Mori, Tsutomu Araki and Takeshi Yasui

On ultrafast photoconductivity dynamics and crystallinity of black silicon

 - Henrik P. Porte, Dmitry Turchinovich, Saydulla Persheyev, Yongchang Fan, and Mervyn J. Rose, and Peter Uhd Jepsen

March 2013, Volume 3, Issue 2

THz Pioneers: Koji Mizuno “50 Years in Submillimeter-Waves: From Otaku to Sensei”

 - Peter H. Siegel

Inter-Modulated Regenerative CMOS Receivers Operating at 349 and 495 GHz for THz Imaging

pplications
 - Adrian Tang and Mau-Chung Frank Chang

A 210-227 GHz Transmitter with Integrated On-Chip Antenna in 90nm CMOS Technology

 - Bassam Khamaisi, Samuel Jameson, and Eran Socher

High-resolution THz Transmission and Reflection Measurements and Consequent Understanding of Resonant Hole-Arrays

 - Yuping Yang and Daniel R. Grischkowsky

Continuous-Wave THz Homodyne Spectroscopy and Imaging System with Electro-Optical Phase Modulation for High Dynamic Range

 - Jae-Young Kim, Ho-Jin Song, Katsuhiro Ajito, Makoto Yaita, and Naoya Kukutsu

Near-Field THz Imaging and Spectroscopy Using a Multiple Subwavelength Aperture Modulator

 - Jedrzej Szelc and Harvey Rutt

Transient Analysis of THz-QCL Pulses Using NbN and YBCO Superconducting Detectors

 - Alexander Scheuring, Paul Dean, Alex Valavanis, Axel Stockhausen, Petra Thoma, Mohammed Salih, Suraj P. Khanna, Siddhant Chowdhury, Stefan Wuensch, Konstantin Il’in, Edmund H. Linfield, A. Giles Davies and Michael Siegel

Optical Efficiencies of Lens-Antenna Coupled Kinetic Inductance Detectors at 220 GHz

 - Masato Naruse, Yutaro Sekimoto, Takashi Noguchi, Akihira Miyachi, Kenichi Karatsu, Tom Nitta, Masakazu Sekine, Yoshinori Uzawa, Tohru Taino, and Hiroaki Myoren

Polymer Membranes to Quarter-Wave Match Gaussian Optics

 - Jack T. Surek, Jason Coder, Joshua Gordon and David Novotny

Numerical investigation of terahertz emission properties of microring difference-frequency resonators 

 - Peter Uhd Jepsen, K. Iwasszczuk, C. Bisgaard, A. Andronico and G. Leo

Power Amplification at THz via Plasma Wave Excitation in RTD-Gated HEMTs

 - Berardi Sensale-Rodriguez, Lei Liu, Patrick Fay, Debdeep Jena and Huili Grace Xing

The Helical Structure of Sweat Ducts: Their Influence on the Electromagnetic Reflection Spectrum of the Skin

 - Itai Hayut, Alexander Puzenko, Paul Ben Ishai, Alexander Polsman, Aharon J. Agranat and Yuri Feldman

Dual-mode terahertz time-domain spectroscopy system 

 - Benjamin S.-Y. Ung, Member, IEEE, Jining Li, Hungyen Lin, Bernd M. Fischer, Withawat Withayachumnankul, and Derek Abbott

Correction to “Comparison of Sub-Millimeter-Wave Scattering-Parameter Calibrations with Imperfect Electrical Ports” 

January 2013, Volume 3, Issue 1

THz Pioneers: Federico Capasso “Physics by Design: Engineering Our Way Out of the THz Gap”

 - Peter H. Siegel

Special Supplemental Papers: 23rd International Symposium on Space THz Technology (ISSTT)

Development of a Transportable Telescope for Galactic Survey at 500 GHz in Antarctica

 - Shun Ishii, Masumichi Seta, Naomasa Nakai, Yusuke Miyamoto, Makoto Nagai, Hitoshi Arai, Hiroyuki Maezawa, Taketo Nagasaki, Naoki Miyagawa, Hideaki Motoyama, Yutaro Sekimoto, and Leonardo Bronfman

Optics Design and Optimizations of the Multi-color TES Bolometer Camera for the ASTE Telescope

 - Tatsuya Takekoshi, Tetsuhiro Minamidani, Shunichi Nakatsubo, Tai Oshima, Masayuki Kawamura,Hiroshi Matsuo, Tatsuhiro Sato, Nils W. Halverson, Adrian T. Lee, William L. Holzapfel, Yoichi Tamura, Akihiko Hirota, Kenta Suzuki, Takuma Izumi, Kazuo Sorai, Kotaro Kohno and Ryohei Kawabe

TES Bolometers with High-Frequency Readout Circuit 

 - Artyom A. Kuzmin, Sergey V. Shitov, Alexander Scheuring, Johannes M. Meckbach, Konstantin S. Il’in, Stefan Wuensch, Alexey V. Ustinov and Michael Siegel

A 650 GHz Planar Circuit Balanced SIS Mixer

 - Boon-Kok Tan, Ghassan Yassin, Member, Paul Grimes, Karl Jacobs, and Stafford Withington

The first six ALMA Band10 receivers 

 - Yasunori Fujii, Alvaro Gonzalez, Matthias Kroug, Keiko Kaneko, Akihira Miyachi, Takao Yokoshima, Koich Kuroiwa, Hideo Ogawa, Kazumasa Makise, Zhen Wang and Yoshinori Uzawa

Improvements in ALMA band 10 optics: Influence of IR filters and solutions

 - Alvaro Gonzalez, Yoshinori Uzawa, Keiko Kaneko, Shingo Saito and Yasunori Fujii

Optical efficiencies of Lens-Antenna Coupled Kinetic Inductance Detectors at 220 GHz

 - Masato Naruse, Yutaro Sekimoto, Takashi Noguchi, Akihira Miyachi, Kenichi Karatsu, Tom Nitta, Masakazu Sekine, Yoshinori Uzawa, Tohru Taino, and Hiroaki Myoren

Beam Pattern Measurements of Millimeter-wave Microwave Kinetic Inductance Detector Camera with Direct Machined Silicon Lens Array

 - Tom Nitta, Masato Naruse, Yutaro Sekimoto, Kenji Mitsui, Norio Okada, Kenichi Karatsu, Masakazu Sekine, Hiroshi Matsuo, Takashi Noguchi, Yoshinori Uzawa, Masumichi Seta, and Naomasa Nakai

Emission and Detection of Terahertz Radiation Using Two-Dimensional Electrons in III-V Semiconductors and Graphene 

 - Taiichi Otsuji, Takayuki Watanabe, Stephane A. Boubanga Tombet, Akira Satou, Wojciech M. Knap, Vyacheslav V. Popov, Maxim Ryzhii, and Victor Ryzhii

Graphical Prediction of Trapped Mode Resonances in Sub-mm and THz Networks

 - Matthew Morgan and Shing-Kuo Pan

High-speed Y-Ba-Cu-O direct detection system for monitoring picosecond THz pulses

 - Petra Probst, Alexander Scheuring, Stefan Wunsch, Alexiei Semenov, Heinz-Wilhelm Hubers, Vitali Judin, Anke-Susanne Muller, Nigel Smale, Masahiro Adachi, Shin-ichi Kimura, Masahiro Katoh, Naoto Yamamoto, Masahito Hosaka, Eleonore Roussel, Christophe Szwaj, Serge Bielawski and Michael Siegel

Regular Issue Papers for January 2013

Terahertz Parallel-Plate Ladder Waveguide with Highly Confined Guided Modes

 - Mehdi Ahmadi-Boroujeni, Kristian Altmann, Benedikt Scherger, Christian Jansen, Mahmoud Shahabadi and Martin Koch

Planar porous THz waveguides for low-loss guidance and sensing applications

 - Andrey Markov, Anna Mazhorova and Maksim Skorobogatiy

Thin Pr-Ba-Cu-O film antenna-coupled THz bolometers for room temperature operation

 - Alexander Scheuring, Petra Thoma, Julia Day, Konstantin Il’in, Jens Hänisch, Bernhard Holzapfel and Michael Siegel

November 2012, Volume 2, Issue 6

Terahertz Pioneer: Frank C. De Lucia – “The Numbers Count”

 - Peter H. Siegel

Optics Design and Optimizations of the Multi-Color TES Bolometer Camera for the ASTE Telescope

 - Tatsuya Takekoshi, Tetsuhiro Minamidani, Shunichi Nakatsubo, Tai Oshima, Masayuki Kawamura, Hiroshi Matsuo, Tatsuhiro Sato, Nils Halverson, Adrian Lee, William Holzapfel, Yoichi Tamura, Akihiko Hirota, Kenta Suzuki, Takuma Izumi, Kazuo Sorai, Kotaro Kohno and Ryohei Kawabe

Development of Superconducting Spectroscopic Array Receiver: A Multibeam 2SB SIS Receiver for Millimeter-Wave Radio Astronomy

 - Wenlei Shan, Ji Yang, Shengcai Shi, Qijun Yao, Yingxi Zuo, Zhenhui Lin, Xuguo Zhang, Wenying Duan, Aiqing Cao, Sheng Li, Zhenqiang Li, Jiaqiang Zhong and Jie Liu

Hybrid Computational Simulation and Study of Continuous Wave Terahertz Photomixers

 - Mehrnoosh Khabiri, Mohammad Neshat and Safieddin Safavi-Naeini

Terahertz Generation and Detection Using Low Temperature Grown In GaAs-In AlAs Photoconductive Antennas at 1.55 Pulse Excitation

 - Ioannis Kostakis, Daryoosh Saeedkia and M. Missous

MM-W Power Sensor Based on Silicon Rod

 - A.A. Generalov, D.V. Lioubtchenko, J.A. Mallat, V. Ovchinnikov and A.V. Räisänen

WR-3 Band Waveguides and Filters Fabricated Using SU8 Photoresist Micromachining Technology

 - Xiaobang Shang, Maolong Ke, Yi Wang and Michael Lancaster

Phase-noise Measurement System for the Terahertz-band

 - J. A. DeSalvo, A. Hati, C. Nelson and D. A. Howe

Analysis and Design of a Novel Photonic Crystal-Based Sub-mm/THz Backward Wave Oscillator

 - Ahmed Nashed, Sujeet Chaudhuri and Safieddin Safavi-Naeini

Analysis of Guided Modes in a Nano-scale Slit Loaded Metallic Waveguide Used in a THz Photoconductive Source

 - Saman Jafarlou, Mohammad Neshat and Safieddin Safavi-Naeini

September 2012, Volume 2, Issue 5

THz Pioneers: Thomas G Phillips “The Sky Above, The Mountain Below”

 - Peter H. Siegel

Tomographic Imaging Using Photonically Generated Low-Coherence Terahertz Noise Sources

 - Takayuki Isogawa, Takuto Kumashiro, Ho-Jin Song, Katsuhiro Ajito, Naoya Kukutsu, Katsumi Iwatsuki,  and Tadao Nagatsuma

Optimization-Based Terahertz Imaging

 - Hsiao-Rho Tsai, Florian Enderli, Thomas Feurer, and Kevin J. Webb

Terahertz-Wave Imaging System Based on Backward Wave Oscillator

 - Gang Chen, Jie Pei, Fei Yang,  Xiao Yang Zhou,  Z. L. Sun,  and Tie Jun Cui

Defining Material Parameters in Commercial EM Solvers for Arbitrary Metal-based THz Structures

 - Elpida Episkopou, Stergios Papantonis, William J. Otter and Stepan Lucyszyn

Interference Investigations of Active Communications and Passive Earth Exploration Services in the THz Frequency Range

 - Sebastian Priebe, David M. Britz, Martin Jacob, Steven Sarkozy, Kevin M. K. H. Leong, Jennifer E. Logan, Ben S. Gorospe, and Thomas Kürner

Tunable Metamaterials for Controlling THz Radiation

 -Irina B. Vendik,  Orest G. Vendik, Mikhail A. Odit, Dmitry V. Kholodnyak, Svetlana P. Zubko, Margarita F. Sitnikova, Pavel A. Turalchuk, Kirill N. Zemlyakov, Irina V. Munina, Dmitry S. Kozlov, Viacheslav M. Turgaliev, Alexey B. Ustinov, Yeonsang Park, Jinyun Kihm, and Chang-Won Lee

Superconducting Microdisk Cavities for THz Quantum Cascade Lasers

 - Martin Brandstetter, Alexander Benz, Christoph Deutsch, Hermann Detz, Pavel Klang, Aaron M. Andrews, Werner Schrenk, Gottfried Strasser and Karl Unterrainer

Compression Molded THz Transmission Blaze Grating

 - Benedikt Scherger, N. Born, C. Jansen, S. Schumann, M. Koch, K. Wiesauer

Plasma Enhanced Terahertz Rectification and Noise in InGaAs HEMTs

 - Javier Mateos and Tomás González

July 2012, Volume 2, Issue 4 

Terahertz Pioneer: Daniel R. Grischkowsky “We Search for Truth and Beauty"

 - Peter Siegel

Early Science Results from the Heterodyne Instrument for the Far Infrared (HIFI) on the Herschel Space Observatory

 - Paul F. Goldsmith and Dariusz C. Lis - Invited

First application of a full photonic local oscillator to terahertz astronomy

 - Cámara Mayorga, A. Schmitz, T. Klein, C. Leinz, R. Güstenaa

Input bandwidth of hot electron bolometer with spiral antenna

 - A. Shurakov, S. Seliverstov, N. Kaurova, M. Finkel, B. Voronov, G. Goltsman

A Quantitative Understanding of THz Pulse Propagation in the Atmosphere

 - Yihong Yang, M. Mandehgar and D. R. Grischkowsky

THz Time Domain Sensing: the Antenna Dispersion Problem and a Possible Solution

 - Nuria Llombart and Anrea Neto

Scaled bistatic radar cross section measurements of aircraft with a fiber-coupled THz time domain spectrometer

 - R. Gente, C Jansen, R. Geise, O. Peters, M. Gente, N. Krumbholz, C. Moller, S. Busch, and Martin Koch

Towards Three-Dimensional Millimeter Wave Radar with the Bistatic Fast-Factorized Back projection Algorithm - Potential and Limitations

 - J. Moll, P. Schoeps, and V. Krozer

THz two layer frequency selective surfaces with improved transmission characteristics

 - V. Subash, Y. Zhu, A. Bernussi and M. Saed 

A High-Q Terahertz Resonator for the Measurement of Electronic Properties of Conductors and Low-Loss Dielectrics

 - B. Yang, S. Katz, K. Willis, M. Weber, I. Knezevic, S. Hagness, and J. Booske

Mach-Zehnder Interferometer (MZI) Structure Based on Spoofed Surface Plasmon Polariton (SSPP) Waveguide for Bio-Sensing Applications

 - Zhao Xu and P. Mazumder

May 2012, Volume 2, Issue 3

THz Pioneers: Richard J. Saykally: Water, Water Everywhere…

 - Peter H. Siegel

Heterodyne Detection of Intracavity Generated Terahertz Radiation

 - Maik Scheller, Abram G. Young, Joe M. Yarborough, Jerome V. Moloney, Stephan W. Koch,
Christian Y. Drouet d’Aubigny, and Christopher K. Walker

Terahertz Detection by a Homodyne Field Effect Transistor Multiplicative Mixer

 - Sascha Preu, Sangwoo Kim, Ravi  Verma, Peter Burke, Nguyen Vinh, Mark Sherwin, Arthur Gossard

A Low Noise 2.7 THz Waveguide-Based Superconducting Mixer

 - Faouzi Boussaha, Jonathan Kawamura, Jeffery Stern, Anders Skalare, Victor White

Electro-Thermal Model for Multi-Anode Schottky Diode Multipliers

 - Aik Yean Tang, Erich Schlecht, Robert Lin, Goutam Chattopadhyay, Choonsup Lee, John Gill, Imran Mehdi, and Jan Stake

Broadband THz Uncooled Antenna-coupled Microbolometer Array – Electromagnetic Besign, Simulations and Measurements

 - Duy-Thong Nguyen, François Simoens, Jean-Louis Ouvrier-Buffet, Jérôme Meilhan, Jean-Louis Coutaz

340 GHz Integrated Receiver in 250nm InP DHBT Technology

 - Yu Yan, Yogesh B. Karandikar, Sten E. Gunnarsson, Miguel Urteaga, Richard Pierson, and Herbert Zirath

2.5D Micromachined 240 GHz Cavity-backed Coplanar Waveguide to Rectangular Waveguide Transition

 - M. Vahidpour and K. Sarabandi

Radiation Model for Terahertz Transmission-Line Metamaterial Quantum-Cascade Lasers

 - Philip W.C. Hon, Amir A. Tavallaee, Qi-Cheng Chen, Benjamin S. Williams, and Tatsuo Itoh

Miniaturized-Element Frequency Selective Surfaces for Millimeter-wave to Terahertz Applications

 - Meysam Moallem and Kamal Sarabandi

Corrugated Goubau lines to slow down and confine THz waves

 - Simon Laurette, Anthony Treizebre, and Bertrand Bocquet

Analysis of Doubly Corrugated Spoof Surface Plasmon Polariton (DC-SSPP) Structure with Sub-wavelength Transmission at THz Frequencies

 - Zhao Xu, Kyungjun Song and Pinaki Mazumder

Atmospheric Attenuation of 400 GHz Radiation due to Water Vapor

 - Marcus J. Weber, Benjamin B. Yang, Mark S. Kulie, Ralf Bennartz, and John H. Booske

A System for THz Imaging of Low-Contrast Targets using the Born Approximation

 - Robin Dahlback, Tonny Rubæk, Mikael Persson, and Jan Stake

Terahertz Detection by a Homodyne Field Effect Transistor Multiplicative Mixer
 - Sascha Preu, Sangwoo Kim, Ravi  Verma, Peter Burke, Nguyen Vinh, Mark Sherwin, Arthur Gossard

A Low Noise 2.7 THz Waveguide-Based Superconducting MixerFaouzi Boussaha,

 - Jonathan Kawamura, Jeffery Stern,Anders Skalare, Victor White

Electro-Thermal Model for Multi-Anode Schottky Diode Multipliers
 - Aik Yean Tang, Erich Schlecht, Robert Lin, Goutam Chattopadhyay, Choonsup Lee, John Gill, Imran Mehdi, and Jan Stake

March 2012, Volume 2, Issue 2

THz Pioneers: Robert W. Wilson:  The Foundations of Terahertz Radio Science 

 - Peter H. Siegel

Terahertz information and signal processing by RF-Photonics (Invited)

 - S.J. Ben Yoo

First Demonstration of a Tunable Electronic Source in the 2.5 to 2.7 THz Range

 - Alain Maestrini, Imran Mehdi, José V. Siles, John Ward, Robert Lin, Bertrand Thomas, Choonsup Lee, John Gill, Goutam Chattopadhyay, Erich Schlecht, John Pearson, and Peter Siegel

CMOS THz Generator with Frequency Selective Negative Resistance Tank

 - Qun Jane Gu, Zhiwei Xu, Heng-Yu Jian, Bo Pan, Xiaojing Xu, Mau-Chung Frank Chang, Wei Liu, Harold Fetterman

Polymeric THz 2D Photonic Crystal Filters Fabricated by Fiber Drawing

 - Matthias Stecher, Christian Jansen, Mehdi Ahmadi-Boroujeni, Richard Lwin, Alessio Stefani, Martin Koch, and Graham E. Town

On-Wafer S-Parameter Measurements in the 325-508 GHz Band

 - Andy Fung, Lorene Samoska, David Pukala, Douglas Dawson, Pekka Kangaslahti, Mikko Varonen, Todd Gaier, Charles Lawrence, Greg Boll, Richard Lai, and X. B. (Gerry) Mei 

Full Scale, Three Dimensional Electromagnetic Simulations of a Terahertz Folded-Waveguide Traveling Wave Tube Using ICEPIC

 - Paul D. Gensheimer, Christopher K. Walker, Richard W. Ziolkowski, and Christian Drouet d'Aubigny

Performance of the first ALMA Band 5 production cartridge

 - Bhushan Billade, Olle Nystrom, Denis Meledin, Erik Sundin, Igor Lapkin, Mathias Fredrixon, Vincent Desmaris, Hawal Rashid, Magnus Strandberg, Sven-Erik Ferm, Alexey Pavolotsky and Victor Belitsky

Upgrade of EMIR’s Band 3 and Band 4 Mixers

 - D. Maier, J. Reverdy, D. Billon-Pierron, and A. Barbier

Model-Based Material Parameter Estimation for Terahertz Reflection Spectroscopy 

 - Gabriel Kniffin and Lisa Zurk

Evaluation of Applicability of Noncontact Analysis Methods to Detect Rust Regions in Coated Steel Plates

 - N. Fuse, T. Fukuchi, T. Takahashi, M. Mizuno, and K. Fukunaga

Link Budget analysis for Terahertz Fixed Wireless Links

 - Thomas Schneider, Andrzej Wiatrek, Stefan Preußler, Michael Grigat, Ralf-Peter Braun

January 2012, Volume 2, Issue 1

THz Pioneers: Maurice F. Kimmitt: A Person Who Makes Things Work 

 - Peter H. Siegel

Special Supplement Papers: 22nd International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology (ISSTT) 

Introduction to the Special Section on 22nd International Symposium on Space Terahertz Technology

 - C. K. Walker and C. E. Groppi  

 The SPICA-SAFARI Detector System: TES Detector Arrays with Frequency Division Multiplexed SQUID Readout

 - B. D. Jackson, P. A. J. de Korte, J. van der Kuur, P. D. Mauskopf, J. Beyer, M. P. Bruijn, A. Cros, J.-R. Gao, D. Griffin, R. den Hartog, M. Kiviranta, G. de Lange, B.-J. van Leeuwen, C. Macculi, L. Ravera, N. Trappe, H. van Weers and S. Withington

3.1 THz Heterodyne Receiver Using an NbTiN Hot-Electron Bolometer Mixer and a Quantum Cascade Laser

 - S. Shiba, Y. Irimajiri, T. Yamakura, H. Maezawa, N. Sekine, I. Hosako and S. Yamamoto

Status of ALMA Band 7 Cartridge 

 - S. Mahieu, D. Maier, B. Lazareff, A. Navarrini, G.Celestin, J.Chalain, D. Geoffroy, F.Laslaz and G. Perrin

A 650 GHz Unilateral Finline SIS Mixer fed by a Multiple Flare-Angle Smooth-Walled Horn

 - B.-K. Tan, G. Yassin, P. Grimes, J. Leech, K. Jacobs and C. Groppi

Experimental Demonstration of an Interferometric Technique for Characterizing the Full Optical Behavior of Multi-Mode Power Detectors

 - C. N. Thomas and S. Withington

Experimental investigation of a low-cost, high performance focal-plane horn array

 - J. Leech, B.-K. Tan, G. Yassin, P. Kittara and S. Wangsuya

Balanced Receiver Technology Development for the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory

 - J. W. Kooi, R. A. Chamberlin, R. Monje, B. Force, D. Miller and T. G. Phillips

Regular Issue Papers for January 2012

(Invited) Limiting Factors to the Temperature Performance of THz Quantum Cascade Lasers Based on the Resonant-Phonon Depopulation Scheme

 - Y. Chassagneux, Q.J. Wang, S.P. Khanna, E. Strupiechonski, J-R. Coudevylle, E.H. Linfield, A.G. Davies, F. Capasso, M.A. Belkin and R. Colombelli

(Invited) In Vivo Dual-Modality Terahertz/Magnetic Resonance Imaging Using Superparamagnetic Iron Oxide Nanoparticles as a Dual Contrast Agent

 - J. Y. Park, H. J. Choi, G.-E. Nam, K.-S. Cho and J.-H. Son

(Invited) Terahertz Tomographic Imaging of Transdermal Drug Delivery

 - K. W. Kim, H. Kim, J. Park, J. K. Han and J.-H. Son

Chemical Identification with Information-Weighted Terahertz Spectrometry

 - D. Brigada and X.-C. Zhang

Terahertz Frequency-domain Spectroscopy Method for Vector Characterization of Liquid Using an Artificial Dielectric

 - S. C. Saha, J. P. Grant, Y. Ma, A. Khalid, F. Hong, and D. R.S. Cumming

THz birefringence of wood

 - T.M. Todoruk , M. Reid and I. Hartley 

Internally Integrated Active-Type Patch Antenna for Semiconductor Superlattice THz Oscillators

 - Vi. S. Jagtap and C. Minot

Improved Bend Waveguide Design for Terahertz Transmission

 - E. Degirmenci, F. Surre, S. Philippe, R. Maldonado-Basilio and P. Landais

Comparison of Sub-Millimeter-Wave Scattering-Parameter Calibrations with Imperfect Electrical Ports

 - D. F. Williams

November 2011, Volume 1, Issue 2

THz Pioneers: Paul L. Richards, Working at the Edge: Transition Edge Sensors and the Edge of the Universe (includes half page introduction: THz Pioneers: A series of articles…)

 - Peter H. Siegel

All 18 November issue articles are now available on IEEE Xplore at:

Micromachined Probes for Submillimeter-Wave On-Wafer Measurements Part I - Mechanical Design and Characterization

 - Theodore J. Reck, Lihan Chen, Chunhu Zhang, Alex Arsenovic, Christopher Groppib, Arthur Lichtenberger, Robert M. Weikle II, and N. Scott Barker

Micromachined Probes for Submillimeter-Wave On-Wafer Measurements Part II - RF Design and Characterization

 - Theodore J. Reck, Lihan Chen, Chunhu Zhang, Alex Arsenovic, Christopher Groppib, Arthur Lichtenberger, Robert M. Weikle II, and N. Scott Barker

500 GHz – 750 GHz Rectangular-Waveguide Vector-Network-Analyzer Calibrations

 - Dylan Williams

Twin-Slot Antenna Coupled NbN Hot Electron Bolometer Mixer at 2.5 THz

 - W. Zhang, J. R. Gao, M. Hajenius, W. Miao, P. Khosropanah, T. M. Klapwijk, and S. C. Shi

Impedance of Hot-Electron Bolometer Mixers at Terahertz Frequencies

 - Erik L. Kollberg, K. Sigfrid Yngvesson, Yuan Ren, Wen Zhang, Pourya Khosropanah, and Jian-Rong Gao

Terahertz direct detection in YBa2Cu3O7 microbolometers

 - Arvid Hammar, Sergey Cherednichenko, Stella Bevilacqua, Vladimir Drakinskiy, and Jan Stake

A room temperature bolometer for terahertz coherent and incoherent detection

 - Sergey Cherednichenko, Arvid Hammar, Stella Bevilacqua, Vladimir Drakinskiy, Jan Stake, and Alexey Kalabukhov

A Low VSWR 2SB Schottky Receiver

 - Peter J. Sobis, Anders Emrich, and Jan Stake

Coherent Detection of Multiband Terahertz Radiation Using a Surface Plasmon-Polariton Based Photoconductive Antenna

 - Shuchang Liu, Xiang Shou, and Ajay Nahata

A Horn-to-Horn Power Transmission System at Terahertz Frequencies

 - Alvaro Gonzalez, Yoshinori Uzawa, Yasunori Fujii, Keiko Kaneko and Koichi Kuroiwa

Hybrid Spectral Domain Ray Tracing Method for Fast Analysis of Millimeter-wave and Terahertz Integrated Antennas

 - Daniel M. Hailu, Iraj A. Ehtezazi, Mohammad Neshat, George S. A. Shaker, and Safieddin Safavi-Naeini

Enhanced Reflection in One Dimensional Mostly-Hollow Metallic Gratings at Terahertz Frequencies

 - Amin Khavasi, Mehdi Miri and Khashayar Mehrany

Extremely thin metamaterial as slab waveguide at terahertz frequencies

 - Yosuke Minowa, Masaya Nagai, Hu Tao, Kebin Fan, A. C. Strikwerda, Xin Zhang, Richard D. Averitt, and Koichiro Tanaka

THz Frequency Selective Surface Filters for Earth Observation Remote Sensing Instruments

 - Raymond Dickie, Robert Cahill, Vincent Fusco, Harold Gamble and Neil Mitchell  

Diffuse Scattering from Rough Surfaces in THz Communication Channels

 - Christian Jansen, Sebastian Priebe, Christoph Moller, Martin Jacob, Hanno Dierke, Martin Koch, Thomas Kurner

One-dimensional terahertz imaging of surfactant-stabilized dodecane-brine emulsions

 - Daniel V. Nickel, Jeremy Pearce, Paul Tortorici, Reinaldo Navarrete, and Daniel M. Mittleman

All Active MMIC Based Wireless Communication at 220 GHz

 - Ingmar Kallfass, Jochen Antes, Thomas Schneider, Fabian Kurz, Daniel Lopez-Diaz, Sebastian Diebold, Hermann Massler, Arnulf Leuther, and Axel Tessmann

September 2011, Volume 1, Issue 1

Special Inaugural Issue. Topic Areas displayed on Home Page.

Inaugural Editorial

 - Peter H. Siegel

THz Pioneer: David H. Auston - Working Collectively to Combine Complementary Knowledge, Perspectives and Talents

 - Peter H. Siegel

All 26 Inaugural Issue Articles are available on IEEE Xplore at:

http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/tocresult.jsp?isnumber=6005317

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