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Handbook of Terahertz Technology for Imaging, Sensing and Communications by D Saeedkia

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20

Terahertz applications in the pharmaceutical industry

Y.-C. Shen,     University of Liverpool, UK

B.B. Jin,     Nanjing University, China

Abstract:

The chapter begins with a brief introduction of the typical experimental set-up used for terahertz time-domain spectroscopy and imaging measurements. It then describes ways of sample preparation and data analysis, before discussing a few case studies of terahertz applications in the context of pharmaceutical industry and science.

Key words

terahertz

pharmaceutical

spectroscopy

imaging

20.1 Introduction

The terahertz (THz) region of the electromagnetic spectrum spans the frequency range between the mid-infrared (mid-IR) and the millimetre/microwave. The centre portion of the THz region ...

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