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February 4th, 2008

Researching the Terahertz Gap

Abstract:
New research underway at the University of Leeds should provide a completely fresh insight into the workings of nano-scale systems, and enable advances in the development of nano-electronic devices. The Leeds team has secured a new grant of £2 million from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to shed light on the changes in behaviour and properties of nano-scale systems within the least explored area of the electromagnetic spectrum, the terahertz region.

The combined expertise at Leeds will fuse two fundamental areas of science - nanoscience, which focuses on decreasing size, and high frequency science, which focuses on high speed electronics.

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