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Durham University

Department of Engineering

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Publication details for Professor Dagou Zeze

Baragwanath, A.J., Swift, G.P., DeChang, D., Zeze, D.A., Gallant, A.J. & Chamberlain, J.M. (2011). Micro-machined fluidic devices for terahertz time-domain spectroscopy. physica status solidi (c) 8(9): 2935-2937.

Author(s) from Durham

Abstract

Here we present a silicon based, micro-machined fluidic device for terahertz frequencies, fabricated using standard lithographic and micro-machining processes in a cleanroom environment. Designed for use in a conventional transmission terahertz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS) arrangement, we present a possible solution to the ‘water problem’ currently hampering the analysis of aqueous and biological systems at THz frequencies. We detail results from a range of experiments, highlighting the device sensitivity and potential, wide-ranging applications.