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Terahertz Applications Group

Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

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Terahertz Spectroscopy

Terahertz spectroscopy is a very exciting technique for the physico-chemical characterisation of organic molecular crystals. By probing the hydrogen bonding networks and the phonon modes in molecular crystals the technique has a very high sensitivity to the supramolecular structure in solids.

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Terahertz Imaging

Terahertz radiation is unique in that it can penetrate into and through a number of materials, such as polymers, ceramics, and amorphous pharmaceutical excipients. Image or chemical data can be extracted from the reflected or transmitted radiation.

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We use complementary techniques to the terahertz measurements in order to resolve the microstructure of materials we analyse using terahertz radiation.

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TAG First to Publish CC-BY Preprint on ChemRxiv

Aug 22, 2017

New research from the TAG group has appeared on the ChemRxiv preprint server, representing the very first submission to make use of the fully-open source CC-BY license.

TAG Research is Most Downloaded in 90 Days

Aug 22, 2017

Research from the TAG group was listed as one of the 'Most Downloaded' articles in the International Journal of Pharmaceutics.

Summer Fun! TAG Swells in the Summer of 2017

Aug 22, 2017

We've welcomed four new group members this summer, three undergraduate research students and one masters student, who have been busy at work unravelling the mysteries of terahertz science.

TAG Welcomes a New Visitor

Nov 21, 2016

Xudong Liu is visiting the TAG group for the next 6 months! Welcome to Cambridge and the TAG group!

End to a Great Conference Season

Nov 02, 2016

September was a busy month for the members of the TAG group! The group spent a majority of the month travelling around the world to present their work and catch up collaborators. The month was capped off by the annual IRMMW-THz meeting, which was held in Copenhagen this year.