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Time-Resolved Nonlinear Ghost Imaging

Objective

This project addresses major challenges in Terahertz (THz) sensing at the forefront of the experimental and theoretical investigation. The results will have far-reaching implications in complex science. They will target the next generation of THz imagers, acknowledged as unique diagnostic tools in cross-disciplinary fields in light of the THz’s distinctive ability to unambiguously discriminate molecular compounds.

The project objectives are:

(i) to explore the consequences of modern approaches to imaging with structured illumination in the THz domain.

(ii) to introduce a novel approach to THz microscopy.

TIMING will explore a novel form of single-pixel imaging that boosts the performance of the state-of-the-art. It exploits concepts cross-disciplinary inherited from fields like complexity and nonlinear-physics.

The newly developed background will directly impact transverse fields like acoustic, microwaves and optics where related forms of imaging are strongly investigated. The sought results aim to enable applications in several scenarios in biology, medicine, material science, quality inspection and security. In all those fields, active THz imaging is still challenged by the poor general resolution, low brightness and relatively long acquisition time, aspects directly targeted by this project.

TIMING is at the same time a project and novel imaging concept that will unveil real applications in transversal and interdisciplinary fields where imaging and material discrimination are strategic.

Host institution

LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
Net EU contribution
€ 450 968,69
Address
Ashby Road
LE11 3TU Loughborough
United Kingdom

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Region
East Midlands (England) Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire Leicestershire CC and Rutland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Beneficiaries (2)

LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 450 968,69
Address
Ashby Road
LE11 3TU Loughborough

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Region
East Midlands (England) Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire Leicestershire CC and Rutland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
THE UNIVERSITY OF SUSSEX
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 1 528 301,31
Address
Sussex House Falmer
BN1 9RH Brighton

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Region
South East (England) Surrey, East and West Sussex Brighton and Hove
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00