Yu, Xianbin1; Galili, Michael1; Jepsen, Peter Uhd4; Oxenløwe, Leif Katsuo1
1 Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark2 High-Speed Optical Communication, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark3 Teraherts Technologies and Biophotonics, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark4 Center for Nanostructured Graphene, Center, Technical University of Denmark
The increasing demand on fast wireless communications, e.g. huge data file transferring and mobile broadband access, has driven wireless communication systems into a path towards Terabit era. Terahertz (THz) technology is promising due to its unique features, such as unlimited bandwidth available and minimum human health threat. However, a number of technical challenges need to be overcome to achieve such an ultrafast data rate of Terabit in the THz frequency band. This presentation overview the key technologies and challenging aspects of a THz Terabit communication system, from a system point of view, in terms of THz generation and link power budget. The THz atmospheric absorption is another critical issue to limit wireless communication range.
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34th Progress In Electromagnetics Research Symposium, 2013