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Work Plan

WP1 DEVICE MODELLING AND DESIGN
Activity type RTD Start date or starting event: M1
Participant number 1 2 3 4
Participant short name USAL UNIMAN IEMN CHAL
Person-months per participant 51 0 0 0
Objectives
Design and optimization of the devices by means of Monte Carlo simulations.

 

WP2 FABRICATION OF DISCRETE DEVICES
Activity type RTD Start date or starting event: M1
Participant number 1 2 3 4
Participant short name USAL UNIMAN IEMN CHAL
Person-months per participant 0 30 30 30
Objectives
o   Growth of InAs and InSb heterostructures
o   Fabrication of room temperature CW THz emitters (benchmarking against electronic and optoelectronic sources: Gunn diodes with frequency multiplication, QCL, backward wave oscillators):
·      Slot diodes producing ultra-fast Gunn oscillations based on InGaAs channels
·      SSDs arrays producing Gunn oscillations based on GaN and InGaAs
o   Fabrication of THz detectors based on NBG SSDs arrays (benchmarking against Schottky barrier detectors)

 

WP3 CHARACTERIZATION
Activity type RTD Start date or starting event: M4
Participant number 1 2 3 4
Participant short name USAL UNIMAN IEMN CHAL
Person-months per participant 0 27 35 12
Objectives
Physical, electrical (static and dynamic, up to 325 GHz) and THz characterization of the fabricated nanodevices, both discrete emitters and detectors and the subsystem with integrated antennas.
 

 

WP4 THZ SUBSYSTEM INTEGRATION
Activity type RTD Start date or starting event: M13
Participant number 1 2 3 4
Participant short name USAL UNIMAN IEMN CHAL
Person-months per participant 6 21 12 6
Objectives
Design and fabrication of a simple but functional THz subsystem prototype by integration of nano-detectors/emitters with suitable antennas and/or silicon lenses. Transmission and reflection spectrum measurements of certain substances will be demonstrated.

 

WP5 DISSEMINATION AND IP PROTECTION
Activity type OTHER Start date or starting event: M1
Participant number 1 2 3 4
Participant short name USAL UNIMAN IEMN CHAL
Person-months per participant 4 2 2 2
Objectives
 
o   Widely disseminate and/or protect, if necessary, the project results

 

WP6 MANAGEMENT
Activity type MGT Start date or starting event: M1
Participant number 1 2 3 4
Participant short name USAL UNIMAN IEMN CHAL
Person-months per participant 4 1 1 1
Objectives
 
o   Enable smooth and timely execution of the project and monitor project progress.
o   Organise adequate and efficient communication and decision-making structures, and corrective actions if necessary.
o   Organise regular review meetings and reporting to the EC.