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    Efficient design of THz security systems


    Tinkiel, Demien and White, David R. and Trappe, Neil (2011) Efficient design of THz security systems. In: 2011 Carnahan Conference on Security Technology. IEEE. ISBN 9781457709036

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    Abstract

    The Terahertz (THz) frequency band has traditionally been of interest for the past 30 years in astronomy. However, recent advancements in technology in this band have sparked interest in other applications such as security. The THz frequency band is specially suited to this task, given that it has the penetration aspects of higher frequencies without the harmful ionizing effects. Although the area of airport security systems has seen new developments in hardware and commercial products, it is still largely underdeveloped in terms of efficient software. There are two potential considerations for efficiency in this area: personal privacy and detection speed. Both are addressed in our research.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Additional Information: The authors acknowledge the support of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) under the Strand 1 Programme.
    Keywords: Terahertz; airport; security; concealed objects; Fourier;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Experimental Physics
    Item ID: 9844
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1109/CCST.2011.6095932
    Depositing User: Dr. Neil Trappe
    Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2018 16:23
    Publisher: IEEE
    Refereed: Yes
    Funders: Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
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