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The 3rd Russia–Japan–USA Symposium on

Fundamental & Applied Problems of Terahertz Devices & Technologies


“RJUS TeraTech-2014”

June 17-21, 2014

University at Buffalo, NY, USA


IEEE Public Lectures

Terahertz Sensing Technology” IEEE Distinguished Speaker Professor Michael Shur

Recent Advances in 2D Electronic and Plasmonic Terahertz Devices” IEEE Distinguished Speaker Professor Taiichi Otsuji




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June 18       

120 Clemens Hall, North Campus, University at Buffalo


8:00 - 9:00    Symposium Registration 


9:00 - 9:15   Symposium Opening by Dr. Liesl Folks, Dean of the School of Engineering and

                       Applied Sciences


9:15-10:15   Public Lecture: Terahertz Sensing Technology

                       IEEE Distinguished Speaker Professor Michael Shur


10:15-10:30 Coffee Break


Session I. Advances in THz Technologies

                       Session Chair Professor Taiichi Otsuji


10:30-11:00 Plenary Talk: Graphene Plasmonic Heterostructures for Lasing and Detection of

                      Terahertz Radiation

                      V. Ryzhii, T. Otsuji, V. Ya. Aleshkin, A. A. Dubinov, M. Ryzhii, V. Mitin, and M. Shur.


11:00-11:30 Plenary Talk: Terahertz Measurements of Collective Motions: From Plasmons to Proteins

                       C. Bae, K. Niessen, M. Xu, and A. Markelz


11.30-12:30 Lunch


12:30-17:00 Topical group meeting


June 19        

120 Clemens Hall, North Campus, University at Buffalo


9:00 -10:00  Public Lecture: Recent Advances in 2D Electronic and Plasmonic Terahertz Devices

                       IEEE Distinguished Speaker Professor Taiichi Otsuji


10:00-10:15 Coffee Break


Session II. Graphene-Enhanced THz Technologies

                    Session Chair Professor Djafar Mynbaev


10:15-10:45 Plenary Talk: Superconducting and Graphene Bolometers for Emerging High-Sensitivity

                        THz Applications in Space                     

                         B. Karasik


10:45-11:10 Invited Talk: Active Graphene Metasurfaces for Terahertz Plasmonics

                       V. Popov


11:10-11:35 Invited Talk: Demodulation of Terahertz Signals using Plasma and Mechanical Resonances

                       in Double Graphene Layer Structures

                       D. Svintsov, V. Leiman, V. Vyurkov, V. Ryzhii, and T. Otsuji


12:00-13:00 Lunch


13:00-17:00 Topical group meeting


18:30             Reception



June 20

Davis Hall 101: Russell and Paula Agrusa Auditorium, North Campus, University at Buffalo


Session III.  Advances in THz Sensing                      

                     Session Chair Professor Valeriy Karasik


9:00-9:30    Plenary Talk: Terahertz Science and Technology of Carbon Nanomaterials

                       Q. Zhang, W. Gao, X. He, Lei Ren, R.H. Hauge, and J. Kono


9:30-9:55    Invited Talk: Ultrahigh Sensitive Sub-Terahertz Plasmonic Detector Based on Asymmetric

                     Dual-Grating-Gate HEMT

                     A. Satou, Y. Kurita, G. Ducournau, D. Coquillat, K. Kobayashi, S. Boubanga Tombet, Y. M.

                      Meziani, V. V. Popov, W. Knap, T. Suemitsu, and T. Otsuji


9:50-10:15   Invited Talk: Detection of Terahertz Radiation by InGaAs Field-Effect Structures with

                      Tightly Concatenated Contact Metallization

                      D.M. Yermolaev, V.V. Popov, K.V. Maremyanin, V.I. Gavrilenko, N.A. Maleev, V.M. Ustinov,

                      V.E. Zemlyakov, V.A. Bespalov, V.I. Yegorkin and S.Yu. Shapoval


10:15-10:40 Invited Talk: Monitoring Molecular Adsorbates on Graphene using Terahertz Emission


                       I. Kawayama, Y. Sano, M. Tabata, K. Salek, M. Murakami, M. Wang, R. Vajtai, J. Kono,

                       P. M. Ajayan and M. Tonouchi


10:40-11:00 Coffee Break


11:00-11:25 Invited Talk: Terahertz Imager and Spectrometer with Nanostructured Semiconductor and

                        Graphene Devices

                       Y. Kawano


11:25-11:50  Invited Talk: Next Generation Superconducting Hot Electron Bolometers for THz Sensing

                        A. Sergeev and S. Vitkalov


12:00-12:30  Lunch



12:30-14:00  Poster Session (Davis Hall, Bansal Atrium at the 1st Floor Lobby)


                        P1: Probing the Dirac-like electronic dispersion in a  HgTe/HgCdTe by THz magneto-

                               photoresponse -transmission and magneto-transport measurements

                                M. Pakmehr, C. Bruene, H. Buhmann, L. Molenkamp, and B. D. McCombe

                        P2: THz Magneto-Photoresponse Spectroscopy of Two-Dimensional Electrons in an

                               InAs/InGaAs/InAlAs  Inserted-Channel

                               M. Pakmehr, B. D. McCombe, Olivio Chiatti, S. F. Fischer, C. Heyn, and W. Hansen

                        P3: A TunableTHz Detector based on Self-Assembled Plasmonic Structure on 

                              GaAs/AlGaAs 2DEG

                              C. Bae, R. Singh, D. George, G. Strasser, and A. Markelz

                        P4: Resilience and Fluorescent Protein Resistance to Photobleaching

                               M. Xu, D. K .George, R. Jimenez, and A. Markelz

                       P5: Charged Quantum Dots to Enhance Conversion of Above- and Below Bandgap


                               Y. Li, N. Vagidov, V. Mitin, K. Sablon, and A. Sergeev

                        P6: Challenges in Quantum Dot IR/THz Sensing Technologies

                              G. Thomain, X. Zhang, N. Vagidov, V. Mitin, and A. Sergeev

                        P7: Damping Mechanism of Terahertz Plasmons in Graphene on Heavily-Doped Substrate

                              Y. Koseki, A. Satou, V. Ryzhii, V. Vyurkov, and T. Otsuji

                        P8: THz Microscopy Measurements on Inhibitor Dependence of Protein Intramolecular


                               K. A. Niessen, M. Xu, E. Snell, and A.G.Markelz

                        P9: Highly Stable Femtosecond Similariton Pulse Generation in the Hybrid Mode-Locked

                               Erbium-Doped Fiber Laser for Terahertz Pulsed Spectroscopy

                               D. A. Dvoretskiy, S. G. Sazonkin, S. O. Leonov, V. A. Lazarev, A. B. Pniov, K. I. Zaytsev,

                               V. E. Karasik, S. O. Yurchenko, and A. A. Krylov

                       P10: Plasma-Wave Detector Response to Ultra-Fast Pulses of Terahertz Radiation

A.      V. Muraviev, N. Kamaraju, A. Gutin, X. Shen, Y. Yamaguchi, and M. S. Shur

                      P11: Design and Analysis of Plasmonic Nano-Antennas for Ultra-High-Frequency


                               M. Nafari and J.  M.  Jornet

                      P12: Towards Ultra-broadband Communication Networks in the Terahertz Band

                                S. H. Vedant, A. Y. Gupta, and J. M. Jornet


Session IV.   THz Emission, Propagation, and Interaction

                        Session Chair Professor Michael Shur


14:00-14:25 Invited Talk: THz Electron Spin Resonance in Pulsed Magnets

                       H. Nojiri


14:25-14:50 Invited Talk: The Structural Light Focusing Phenomena in Photonic Crystals: Theory,

                       Experiments and Applications

                       S. O. Yurchenko and K. I. Zaytsev


14:50-15:15 Invited Talk: Plasmonic Terahertz Monochromatic Coherent Emission from an Asymmetric

                       Chirped Dual-Grating-Gate InP-HEMT with Highly Asymmetric Resonant Cavities

                       T. Watanabe, A. Satou, T. Suemitsu, W. Knap, V.V. Popov, V. Ryzhii, M. Shur, and T. Otsuji     


15:15-15:30 Coffee Break


15:30-15:55 Invited Talk: Singularity of Terahertz Waves Scattering

I.                    N. Fokina, V. P. Budak, S. O. Yurchenko, and V. E. Karasik


15:55-16:20 Invited Talk: Inverse ill-Posed Problems in Terahertz Pulsed Spectroscopy

                       K. I. Zaytsev, K. G. Kudrin, V. E. Karasik, I. V. Reshetov, P. A. Nosov,

                       and S. O. Yurchenko