NJIT Newsroom tagged with "thz" Updates about what's happening on and around the NJIT campus. http://www.njit.edu/news en-us 2014 New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu/uicomponents/images/sub_logo.gif New Jersey Institute of Technology http://www.njit.edu 60 NJIT Physicist Sees Terahertz Imaging As Ultimate Defense Against Terrorism http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-116.php http://www.njit.edu/news/2010/2010-116.phpMon, 12 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400 John Federici, a physics professor at NJIT, sees the use of terahertz rays as a critical technology in the defense against suicide bombers and other terrorist activities.  Federici and his research team recently described experimental results from a digital video camera invented in their laboratory that uses a terahertz imaging system.  One day such a device could be used to scan airport passengers quickly and efficiently. “Video-Rate terahertz Interferometric and Synthetic Aperture Imaging” appeared in Applied Optics (July, 2009). 

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