2000 Table Of Contents

Opening Session

  1. Introduction and Welcome Fawwaz Ulaby
  2. Next Generation of Terahertz Sources and Detectors Edgar J. Martinez
  3. Terahertz Electronics Research for Defense: Novel Technology and Science Dwight Woolard

Session 1: HEB 1

  1. Frequency Dependent Noise Temperature of the Lattice Cooled Hot-Electron Terahertz Mixer A. D. Semenov, H.-W. Huebers,J. Schubert, G.N. Gol'tsman, A.I.Elantiev, B. M. Voronov, E. M.Gershenzon
  2. Successful Operation of a 1 THz NbN Hot-Electron Bolometer Receiver C.Y. E. Tong, J. Kawamura, T.R. Hunter, D. C. Papa, R. Blundell, M. Smith, F. Patt, G.Gol'tsman, E. Gershenzon
  3. Microstripline-Coupled Quasi-Optical Niobium Hot Electron Bolometer Mixers around 2.5 THz W. F. M. Ganzevles, J. R. Gao, P. Yagoubov, T. M. Klapwijk, P. A. J. de Korte
  4. Direct and Heterodyne Response of Quasi Optical Nb Hot Electron Bolometer Mixers Designed for 2.5 Thz Radiation Detection, W. F. M. Ganzevles, J.R. Gao,W.M. Laauwen, G. de Lange, T.M. Klapwijk, P. A. J. de Korte
  5. Aluminum Sub-Micron Superconducting Hot-Electron Bolometer Mixer I. Siddiqi, A. Verevkin, D. E.Prober, A. Skalare, B.S. Karasik, W.R. McGrath, P. Echternach, H.G. LeDuc

Session 2: SIS 1

  1. Broadband Array SIS Mixers for 780-880 GHz with Aluminum Tuning Circuits, S. Haas, S. Wulff, D. Hottgenroth,N. Honingh, K. Jacobs
  2. A 350 GHz SIS Imaging Module for the JCMT Heterodyne Array Receiver Programme(HARP), J. Leech, S. Withington, G.Yassin, H. Smith, B.D. Jackson,J.R. Gao, T.M. Klapwijk
  3. A Low Noise NbTiN based 850 GHz SIS Receiver for the Caltech Submillimeter Observatory, J. W. Kooi, J. Kawamura, J.Chen, G. Chattopadhyay, J.R.Pardo, J. Zmuidzinas, T.G. Phillips,B. Bumble, J. Stern, H.G.LeDuc
  4. Quasi-Optical Terahertz SIS Mixer A. M. Baryshev, B. D. Jackson,G. de Lange, S. V. Shitov, N.Iosad, J. R. Gao, T. Klapwijk

Session 3: SEMI 1

  1. State of the Art of Two Terminal Devices as Millimeter and Submilleter Wave Sources, H. Eisele, G. Haddad
  2. The Oxide Barrier Varactor T. W. Crowe, Y. Duan
  3. Power Generation with Fundamental and Second Harmonic Mode InP Gunn Oscillators Performance Above 200 GHz and Upper Frequency Limits, R. Kamoua, H. Eisele
  4. GaN based NDR Devices for THz Generation, E. Alekseev, A. Eisenbach, D.Pavlidis, S.M. Hubbard, W. Sutton
  5. Broadband Fixed Tuned Subharmonic Receivers to 640 GHz, J. Hesler
  6. Stabilized, Integrated, Far Infrared Laser System for NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center,E. R. Mueller, J. Fontanella, R.Henschke

Session 4: HEB

  1. Superconducting Transition Edge Sensor Bolometer Arrays for Submillimeter Astronomy, D.J. Benford, C. A. Allen, A. S. Kutyrev, S.H. Moseley, R.A. Shafer, J. A. Chervenak, E. N. Grossman, K. D. Irwin, J. M. Martinis, C. D. Reintsema
  2. Comparison of Two Types of Andreev Reflection Hot Electron Microbolometer for Submillimeter Radio Astronomy, A. N. Vystavkin
  3. Development of Focal Plane Arrays Utilizing NbN Hot Electron Bolometric Mixers for the THz Regime, E. Gerecht, C. F. Musante, Y.Zhuang, M. Ji, K. S. Yngvesson,T. Goyette, J. Waldman
  4. IF Bandwidth of Phonon Cooled HEB Mixers Made from NbN films on MgO Substrates, S. Cherednichenko, M. Kroug, P. Yagoubov, H. Merkel, E. Kollberg, K.S. Yngvesson, B. Voronov, G. Gol'tsman

Session 5: SIS

  1. Anomalous Pumped and Unpumped I-V Characteristics of Nb SIS Terahertz Mixers with NbTiN Striplines, B. Leone, B. D. Jackson, J. R.Gao, T. M. Klapwijk, W. M. Laauwen, G. de Lange
  2. NbTiN/SiO 2 /NbTiN and NbTiN/SiO 2 /Al Tuning Circuits for 1 THz Waveguide SIS Mixers, B. D. Jackson, G. de Lange,W.M. Laauwen, J. R. Gao, N.N.Iosad, T.M. Klapwijk
  3. A Single Chip Balanced SIS Mixer for 200-300 GHz, A. R. Kerr, S.K. Pan, A.W.Lichtenberger, . Horner, J. E.Effland, K. Crady
  4. Performance of SubHarmonic Mixing With an SIS Junction, S.C. Shi, W.L. Shan, T. Noguchi,K.C. Xiao


  1. Micromachined Waveguide Components for Submillimeter Wave Applications, K. Hui, W. L. Bishop, J. L. Hesler, D. S. Kurtz, T. W. Crowe
  2. A New Laser Micromachining System for the Fabrication of THz Waveguide and QuasiOptical Components, C. Walker, C. D. D'Aubigny, C.Groppi, J. Papapolymerou, G.Chin, A. Lichtenberger
  3. Development of W Band Low Loss MEMS Switches, J. Rizk, J. Muldavin, G.L. Tan, G. M. Rebeiz
  4. The Frameless Membrane: A Novel Technology for THz Circuits, J. Bruston, S. Martin, A. Maestrini, E. Schelcht, P. Smith, I.Mehdi
  5. 200 and 400 GHz Schottky Diode Multipliers Fabricated with Integrated Air Dielectric "Substrateless" Circuitry, E. Schlecht, J. Bruston, A. Maestrini, S. Martin, D. Pukala, R.Tsang, A. Fung, R. P. Smith, I. Mehdi
  6. Development of Efficient Backward Wave Oscillators for Submillimeter Applications, J. Nielson, L. Ives, M. Caplan


  1. Two-Stream Ballistic Instability and Terahertz Oscillation Generation in n + nn + BallisticDiodes and Field Effect Transistors, Z. S. Gribnikov, N. Z. Vagidov,V. V. Mitin
  2. Sb Heterostructure High Frequency Zero Bias Direct Detection Diodes, J. N. Schulman, D. H. Chow, C.W. Pobanz, H. L. Dunlap, C. D.Haeussler
  3. Phase Gratings as LO Distributors in Sub mm Heterodyne Arrays, T. Klein, G.A. Ediss, R. Güsten, C. Kasemann
  4. Narrow Band Terahertz Waveform Generation in Periodically Poled Lithium Niobate,T. Meade, Y.S. Lee, V. Perlin,H. Winful, T. B. Norris, A. Galvanauskas
  5. Resonant Tunneling THz Oscillator at Fixed Bias Voltages, P. Zhao, H. L. Cui, D. Woolard
  6. SuperMix Now Available, F. Rice, J. Ward, J. Zmuidzinas,G. Chattopadhyay
  7. Simulated Performance of MultiJunction Parallel Array SIS Mixers for Ultra Broadband Submillimeter Wave Applications, M. Salez, Y. Delorme, M.H.Chung, F. Dauplay
  8. Integrated Superconducting Receiver as a Tester for Submillimeter Devices at 400-600 GHz, S. V. Shitov, A. M. Shtanyuk, V.P. Koshelets, G. V. Prokopenko,L. V. Filippenko, A. B. Ermakov,M. Levitchev, A. V. Veretennikov, H. Kohlstedt, A. V. Ustinov
  9. Modelling Few Moded Horns for Far-IR Space Applications, R. Colgan, J. A. Murphy, B.Maffei, C. O'Sullivan, R. Wylde,P. Ade
  10. Submillimeter Wave Spectral Response of Twin Slot Antennas Coupled to Hot Electron Bolometers, R.A. Wyss, A. Neto, W.R.McGrath, B. Bumble, H. LeDuc
  11. Tunable Antenna Coupled Intersubband Terahertz (TACIT) Detectors for Operation Above 4K,C. L. Cates, J. B. Williams, M.S. Sherwin, K. D. Maranowski,A. C. Gossard
  12. SIS Receivers for the 1.2 THz Frequencies Using NbTiN/AlN/Nb Junctions, A. Karpov, J. Zmuidnizas, F.Rice, D. Miller, J.A. Stern, H.G.LeDuc
  13. Study of Parylene as Antireflection Coating for Silicon Optics at THz Frequencies, M. Ji, C. Musante, S. Yngvesson, A. J. Gatesman, J. Waldman
  14. Optimization of Superconducting Hot Electron Sensors: Controlling of Electron Phonon Relaxation, A. Sergeev, V. Mitin
  15. A Compact Fiber-Pigtailed, Terahertz Time Domain Spectroscopy System, D. Zimdars, J.V. Rudd, M. Warmuth
  16. An Efficient Technique for the Optimization of Submillimeter wave Schottky diode Harmonic Multipliers, C.C. Lee, B. Gelmont, D. Woolard
  17. Developments of the 810GHz SIS Receiver with Nb based Junctions, H. Maezawa, T. Noguchi, S.C. Shi, Y. Sekimoto, S. Yamamoto
  18. Bias Dependence of the Thermal Time Constant in Nb Superconducting Diffusion Cooled HEB Mixers, D. Wilms Floet, J. R. Gao, T. M.Klapwijk, P. A. J. de Korte
  19. A Cryosystem for Optical Evaluation of the Normal Metal Hot electron Microbolometer, D. Chouvaev, L. Kuzmin

Session 8: HEB 3

  1. A Distributed Device Model for Phonon Cooled HEB Mixers Predicting IV Characteristics,Gain, Noise and IF Bandwidth, P. Khosropanah, H. Merkel, S.Yngvesson, A. Adam, S.Cherednichenko, E. Kollberg
  2. Properties of Nb Thin Films and their Application for Diffusion Cooled Hot Electron Bolometer,M. Frommberger, F. Mattiocco,P. Sabon, M. Schicke, K. F.Schuster, O. Laborde
  3. Diffusion Cooled Aluminum Hot Electron Bolometer Mixers at Submillimeter Wavelengths,A. Skalare, W. R. McGrath, P.M. Echternach, H. G. LeDuc, I.Siddiqi, A. Verevkin, D.E.Prober
  4. Noise and Mixing in Aluminum Based SubMicron Hot Electron Bolometers, A. Verevkin, I. Siddiqi, D. E.Prober, A. Skalare, B.S. Karasik,W.R. McGrath, P.M. Echternach, H.G. LeDuc
  5. Hot Electron Detectors: Toward Record Sensitivity Via Disorder Suppressed Electron Phonon Coupling, M. E. Gershenson, D. Gong, T.Sato, B. S. Karasik, W. R.McGrath, A. V. Sergeev

Session 9: HIGH TC

  1. Quasioptical High Tc Superconductor Josephson Mixer at Terahertz Frequencies, M. Darula, A. D. Semenov, H.W. Hübers, J. Schubert
  2. a href="harnack_2000_9_2.pdf">Systematic Study of IF Bandwidth in HTS Hot Electron Bolometer Mixers, O. Harnack, K. Ilin, M. Siegel, B. S. Karasik, W. R. McGrath, G. de Lange
  3. YBaCuO HotElectron Bolometer Mixer at 0.6 THz, S. Cherednichenko, F. Rönnung,G. Gol'tsman, E. Kollberg, D.Winkler
  4. Externally Phase Locked Sub mm Wave Flux Flow Oscillator for Integrated Receiver, V. P. Koshelets, A. B. Ermakov,S. V. Shitov, P. N. Dmitriev, L. V.Filippenko, A. M. Baryshev, W.Luinge, J. Mygind, V. L. Vaks,D. G. Pavel'ev
  5. Evaluation of High Tc Elements in Sub mm Mixers, D. Diehl, R. Zimmerman, J.Scherbel, M. Darula, O. Harnack,M. Siegel


  1. Planar Frequency Doublers and Triplers for FIRST, N. R. Erickson, G. Narayanan,R. P. Smith, S. C. Martin, I.Mehdi, T. W. Crowe, W. L.Bishop
  2. High Q InP based Varactor Diodes, T. David, S. Arscott, P. Mounaix, X. Mélique, F. Mollot,O. Vanbésien, M. Chaubet,D. Lippens
  3. Heterostructure Barrier Mixers for Terahertz Applications, F. Podevin, P. Mounaix, O. Vanbésien, M. Chaubet, D. Lippens
  4. A 4-8 GHz Quasi MMIC IF Amplifier for a 690 GHz SIS Receiver, J. Ward, D. Miller, J. Zmuidzinas, P. O'Brien, H. G. LeDuc, R.Bicknell-Tassius
  5. Nonlinear Transport in Ballistic Semiconductor Diodes with Negative Effective Mass Carriers, B.R. Perkins, J. Liu, A.Zaslavsky, Z.S. Gribnikov, V.V.Mitin, E.P. De Poortere, M.Shayegan


  1. Instrumentation and Testing of Submillimeter Wave Compact Antenna Test Ranges,J. Säily, J. AlaLaurinaho, J.Häkli, J. Tuovinen, A. Lehto, A.V. Räisänen
  2. A Pickett-Potter Horn-Reflector Antenna for Submillimetre-Wave Applications, P. Kittara, G. Yassin, S. Withington, H. Smith
  3. A Novel Type of Phase Grating for THz Beam Multiplexing,