The OPTHER Project: Progress toward the THz Amplifier

C Paoloni, F Brunetti, A Di Carlo, M Mineo, E Tamburri, M. L. Terranova, G Ulisse, A Durand, R Marchesin, K Pham, V Krozer, M Kotiranta, A de Rossi, D Dolfi, P Guiset, P Legagneux, J. P. Schnell, A Fiorello, M Dispenza, A SecchiVitaliy Zhurbenko, S Megtert, F Bouamrane, C.-S. Cojocaru, A Gohier

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This paper describes the status of the OPTHER (OPtically driven TeraHertz AmplifiERs) project and progress toward the THz amplifier realization. This project represents a considerable advancement in the field of high frequency amplification. The design and realization of a THz amplifier within this project is a consolidation of efforts at the international level from the leading scientific and industrial European organizations working with vacuum electronics.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of IEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference
Publication date2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventIEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference - Bangalore, India
Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …


ConferenceIEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference
CityBangalore, India
Period01/01/2011 → …


  • Carbon nanotube (CNT)
  • THz
  • Travelling wave tube
  • Electron gun
  • Vacuum amplifier

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