200 GHz communication system using unipolar InAs THz rectifiers
Paper in proceedings, 2013

We report on the first use of a THz detector based on InAs rectifying nanochannels in a communication system. The transmitter is composed of an electronic multiplication chain, externally amplitude modulated at the input signal. The system has been driven at 200 GHz and up to 500 Mbps data signals have been transmitted in an indoor configuration. In contrast to most nanodevices, the InAs detector has a low impedance (580 ω) and is therefore easily loaded by 50 ω electronics. The data rate limitation is mainly coming from parasitics coupled in the board. © 2013 IEEE.

Author

G. Ducournau

Lille 1 University of Science and Technology

Andreas Westlund

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

P. Sangaré

Lille 1 University of Science and Technology

C. Gaquière

Lille 1 University of Science and Technology

Per-Åke Nilsson

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

L. Desplanque

Lille 1 University of Science and Technology

J. L. Codron

Lille 1 University of Science and Technology

X. Wallart

Lille 1 University of Science and Technology

Ignacio Íñiguez-De-La-Torre

University of Salamanca

Jean François Millithaler

University of Salamanca

T. Gonzalez

University of Salamanca

J. Mateos

University of Salamanca

Jan Grahn

Chalmers, Microtechnology and Nanoscience (MC2), Microwave Electronics

International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, IRMMW-THz

2162-2035 (eISSN)

Subject Categories

Communication Systems

DOI

10.1109/IRMMW-THz.2013.6665492

ISBN

978-146734717-4

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