Meaghan's Minute: Aiming for Jupiter's Moons

Wed, 10/09/2013 - 9:18am
Eric Sorensen, Coordinator of Multimedia Development

Today on Meaghan's Minute, brought to you by Memory Protection Devices, a high-performance terahertz receiver aiming for space missions has been developed in a joint European effort, led by Chalmers University of Technology.

According to Chalmers University of Technology, the sensor is compact, lightweight, and robust. It can also operate at room temperature, and it is optimized for the frequency band from 520 to 590 GHz. In this range, water vapor and a number of other important atmospheric trace gases, have significant spectral lines.

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