354.092 Fundamentals of THz Techniques
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2023S, VO, 2.0h, 3.0EC
Quinn ECTS survey


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: VO Lecture
  • Format: Presence

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to understand the basic operation principles of main THz devices and THz techniques, they are able to orient themselves in diverse technologies used in the THz frequency range.

Subject of course

THz systems and sources: short-pulse and continues-wave (CW) THz photomixing systems, Schottky-diode multipliers, THz quantum cascade lasers (QCLs), resonant-tunnelling diodes (RTDs), etc.

THz detectors: Schottky diodes, plasma field-effect transistors, Golay cell, pyroelectric detectors, etc.

Teaching methods

Oral presentations, discussions

Mode of examination


Additional information

Supplementary reading materials will be provided on the subjects covered in the lectures.



Course dates

Thu09:30 - 11:0009.03.2023 - 22.06.2023Labor CF0141 Lecture
Fundamentals of THz Techniques - Single appointments
Thu09.03.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu16.03.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu23.03.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu30.03.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu20.04.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu27.04.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu04.05.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu11.05.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu25.05.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu01.06.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu15.06.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture
Thu22.06.202309:30 - 11:00Labor CF0141 Lecture

Examination modalities

The students draw a question on one of the topics discussed during the course

Course registration

Not necessary


Study CodeObligationSemesterPrecon.Info
710 FW Elective Courses - Electrical Engineering Not specified


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