THz Electronics for Data Centre Wireless Links - the TERAPOD Project

Al-Khalidi, A. , Alharbi, K., Wang, J. and Wasige, E. (2018) THz Electronics for Data Centre Wireless Links - the TERAPOD Project. In: 9th International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems, Munich, Germany, 6-8 Nov 2017, pp. 445-448. ISBN 9781538634356 (doi:10.1109/ICUMT.2017.8255202)

Al-Khalidi, A. , Alharbi, K., Wang, J. and Wasige, E. (2018) THz Electronics for Data Centre Wireless Links - the TERAPOD Project. In: 9th International Congress on Ultra Modern Telecommunications and Control Systems, Munich, Germany, 6-8 Nov 2017, pp. 445-448. ISBN 9781538634356 (doi:10.1109/ICUMT.2017.8255202)

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of the terahertz (THz) resonant tunneling diode (RTD) technology that will be used as one of the approaches towards wireless data centres as envisioned on the eU H2020 TERAPOD project. We show an example 480 gm × 680 gm THz source chip at 300 GHz employing a 4 gm × 4 gm RTD device with 0.15 mW output power. We also show a basic laboratory wireless setup with this device in which up to 2.5 Gbps (limited by equipment) was demonstrated.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Wasige, Professor Edward and Wang, Dr Jue and Alharbi, Khalid and Al-Khalidi, Dr Abdullah
Authors: Al-Khalidi, A., Alharbi, K., Wang, J., and Wasige, E.
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > James Watt Nanofabrication Centre
ISBN:9781538634356
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2017 IEEE
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher

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