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Hot-Electron Nanobolometers Based on Disordered GaN Heterostructures, Phase I

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Hot-Electron Nanobolometers Based on Disordered GaN Heterostructures, Phase I
The proposed research is to develop hot electron THz nanobolometers (nanoHEB) with unprecedented low electron heat capacity (~10-19 J/K) for use in advanced heterodyne receivers, operating from liquid nitrogen to room temperatures. The sensor is based on the effect of electron heating in highly disordered two-dimensional electron gas (2DEG) in GaN heterostructures. More »

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