A DSTO workshop at the frontier of technology, Dec 16-17, 2004, Adelaide, Australia.

TeraHertz for Defence and Security


Invited Contributions

TeraHertz for Defence and Security, Adelaide, 16-17 December, 2004



Confirmed Invited Speakers:

Xi-Cheng Zhang, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), New York, USA "THz wave sensing and imaging for defence applications." (Keynote).

Roger Appleby, QinetiQ, Malvern, UK, "From THz to passive millimetre waves for security applications."

Roger Appleby, QinetiQ, Malvern, UK, "Mechanically scanned real time passive millimetre wave imaging at 94 GHz."

Sandra G. Biedron, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA, "The use of terahertz radiation for global homeland security: focus on compact electron beam based sources."

Trevor Bird, CSIRO ICT Centre, Australia,"Terahertz imaging from a RF engineering perspective."

Bradley Ferguson, Tenix Defence Pty Ltd, Australia, "Towards the realisation of three-dimensional THz inspection systems."

Bernd M. Fischer, University of Freiburg, Germany, "Chemical recognition with braodband THz spectroscopy and its applications in the defence and security sectors."

Tony Fitzgerald, TeraView Ltd., Cambridge, UK, “Terahertz reflection spectroscopy in security and biological applications.”

Leonard T. Hall, The University of Adelaide, Australia, "Simple and effective design techniques for passive mm-wave devices."

Hedley J. Hansen, Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), Australia, "Stand-off detection using mm-wave spectroscopy."

James O. Jensen, US Army, Maryland, USA, "U.S. Army research in terahertz sensing science & electronic technology: current progress and future directions for effective battlefield deployment."

Kodo Kawase, RIKEN and Tohuku University, Japan, "Detection of drugs in mail using THz-waves."

Roger A. Lewis, University of Wollongong, Australia, "Terahertz technology and material properties."

Torsten Löffler, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany, "Opto-electronic techniques for remote-sensing and imaging with pulsed and continuous wave THz radiation."

Andrea Markelz, University at Buffalo, New York, USA, "Establishing THz sensitivity of target to probe binding for pathogen detection."

Samuel P. Mickan, The University of Adelaide, Australia, "T-ray biosensing."

Samuel P. Mickan, The University of Adelaide, Australia, "A national user-facility for advanced T-ray imaging and spectroscopy."

Robert E. Miles, University of Leeds, UK, "Terahertz science and technology for material identification and classification."

Tamath Rainsford, The University of Adelaide, Australia, "Terahertz sensing and imaging—global review of applications."

Anthony W. Thomas, Jefferson Lab., USA, "High power THz generation for concealed weapon detection and battlefield communications—power and portability issues."

Daniel van der Weide, University of Wisconsin, USA, "Antennas and electronics for sub-THz stand-off spectroscopic imaging."

Ruth Woodward, Picometrix, USA, "Terahertz instrumentation for security and non-destructive evaluation."