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Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays

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Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays. / Degl'innocenti, Riccardo; Xiao, Long; Kindness, Stephen J.; Kamboj, Varun S.; Wei, Binbin; Braeuninger-Weimer, Philipp; Nakanishi, Kenichi; Aria, Adrianus I.; Hofmann, Stephan; Beere, Harvey E.; Ritchie, David A.

In: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, Vol. 50, No. 17, 174001, 27.03.2017.

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Degl'innocenti, R, Xiao, L, Kindness, SJ, Kamboj, VS, Wei, B, Braeuninger-Weimer, P, Nakanishi, K, Aria, AI, Hofmann, S, Beere, HE & Ritchie, DA 2017, 'Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays', Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 50, no. 17, 174001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa64bf

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Degl'innocenti, R., Xiao, L., Kindness, S. J., Kamboj, V. S., Wei, B., Braeuninger-Weimer, P., Nakanishi, K., Aria, A. I., Hofmann, S., Beere, H. E., & Ritchie, D. A. (2017). Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(17), [174001]. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa64bf

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Degl'innocenti R, Xiao L, Kindness SJ, Kamboj VS, Wei B, Braeuninger-Weimer P et al. Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 2017 Mar 27;50(17). 174001. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa64bf

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Degl'innocenti, Riccardo ; Xiao, Long ; Kindness, Stephen J. ; Kamboj, Varun S. ; Wei, Binbin ; Braeuninger-Weimer, Philipp ; Nakanishi, Kenichi ; Aria, Adrianus I. ; Hofmann, Stephan ; Beere, Harvey E. ; Ritchie, David A. / Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays. In: Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics. 2017 ; Vol. 50, No. 17.

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title = "Bolometric detection of terahertz quantum cascade laser radiation with graphene-plasmonic antenna arrays",
abstract = "We present a fast room temperature terahertz detector based on graphene loaded plasmonic antenna arrays. The antenna elements, which are arranged in series and are shorted by graphene, are contacting source and drain metallic pads, thus providing both the optical resonant element and the electrodes. The distance between the antenna's arms of approximately 300 nm allows a strong field enhancement in the graphene region, when the incident radiation is resonant with the antennas. The current passing through the source and drain is dependent on the graphene's conductivity, which is modified by the power impinging onto the detector as well as from the biasing back-gate voltage. The incident radiation power is thus translated into a current modification, with the main detection mechanism being attributed to the bolometric effect. The device has been characterized and tested with two bound to continuum terahertz quantum cascade lasers emitting at a single frequency around 2 THz and 2.7 THz yielding a maximum responsivity of ∼2 mA W-1.",
keywords = "bolometer, grapheme, quantum cascade laser, terahertz",
author = "Riccardo Degl'innocenti and Long Xiao and Kindness, {Stephen J.} and Kamboj, {Varun S.} and Binbin Wei and Philipp Braeuninger-Weimer and Kenichi Nakanishi and Aria, {Adrianus I.} and Stephan Hofmann and Beere, {Harvey E.} and Ritchie, {David A.}",
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RIS

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AU - Degl'innocenti, Riccardo

AU - Xiao, Long

AU - Kindness, Stephen J.

AU - Kamboj, Varun S.

AU - Wei, Binbin

AU - Braeuninger-Weimer, Philipp

AU - Nakanishi, Kenichi

AU - Aria, Adrianus I.

AU - Hofmann, Stephan

AU - Beere, Harvey E.

AU - Ritchie, David A.

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N2 - We present a fast room temperature terahertz detector based on graphene loaded plasmonic antenna arrays. The antenna elements, which are arranged in series and are shorted by graphene, are contacting source and drain metallic pads, thus providing both the optical resonant element and the electrodes. The distance between the antenna's arms of approximately 300 nm allows a strong field enhancement in the graphene region, when the incident radiation is resonant with the antennas. The current passing through the source and drain is dependent on the graphene's conductivity, which is modified by the power impinging onto the detector as well as from the biasing back-gate voltage. The incident radiation power is thus translated into a current modification, with the main detection mechanism being attributed to the bolometric effect. The device has been characterized and tested with two bound to continuum terahertz quantum cascade lasers emitting at a single frequency around 2 THz and 2.7 THz yielding a maximum responsivity of ∼2 mA W-1.

AB - We present a fast room temperature terahertz detector based on graphene loaded plasmonic antenna arrays. The antenna elements, which are arranged in series and are shorted by graphene, are contacting source and drain metallic pads, thus providing both the optical resonant element and the electrodes. The distance between the antenna's arms of approximately 300 nm allows a strong field enhancement in the graphene region, when the incident radiation is resonant with the antennas. The current passing through the source and drain is dependent on the graphene's conductivity, which is modified by the power impinging onto the detector as well as from the biasing back-gate voltage. The incident radiation power is thus translated into a current modification, with the main detection mechanism being attributed to the bolometric effect. The device has been characterized and tested with two bound to continuum terahertz quantum cascade lasers emitting at a single frequency around 2 THz and 2.7 THz yielding a maximum responsivity of ∼2 mA W-1.

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KW - grapheme

KW - quantum cascade laser

KW - terahertz

U2 - 10.1088/1361-6463/aa64bf

DO - 10.1088/1361-6463/aa64bf

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