High resolution THz gas spectrometer based on semiconductor and superconductor devices
1 Institute for Physics of Microstructures RAS, 603950 Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2 Moscow State Pedagogical University, 119991 Moscow, Russia
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Published online: 13 December 2016
The high resolution THz gas spectrometer consists of a synthesizer based on Gunn generator with a semiconductor superlattice frequency multiplier as a radiation source, and an NbN hot electron bolometer in a direct detection mode as a THz radiation receiver was presented. The possibility of application of a quantum cascade laser as a local oscillator for a heterodyne receiver which is based on an NbN hot electron bolometer mixer is shown. The ways for further developing of the THz spectroscopy were outlined.
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