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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 is active in all ways

May 15, 2020

TAG members are working from home all around the world as most people are doing these days. However, this doesn't stop our positive attitude to our research and daily life!

TAG Welcomes Our New Members

Nov 19, 2019

The TAG expands in the new academic year. Let's welcome SIX new members: Amy, Anne, Moritz, Haseeb, Yuxin and Yue.

Let's Call September THE Month of Conferences

Nov 12, 2019

The TAG was adventuring around Europe in September to show our latest terahertz work. We were on the stage of OIE2019 (Tallinn), IRMMW-THz 2019 (Paris), PSSRC2019 (Düsseldorf), and the last but not least, MSSC2019 (London).

Mike Hits Up Japan

Dec 13, 2017

Mike Ruggiero presented his latest research as an invited speaker at the MTSA2017 terahertz meeting in Okayama, Japan.

Californication for the TAG Postdocs

Dec 13, 2017

Daniel and Mike headed to the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2017 meeting in San Diego, California, where they discussed their current work.