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TeraHertz detection enabled by mOleculaR optomechanics

Project description

High-efficiency nanodevice bridges the terahertz gap

The generation, manipulation and detection of electromagnetic waves across the entire frequency spectrum underpin many of the advances in sensing, imaging, spectroscopy and data processing applications. The last century has witnessed an impressive evolution in devices operating at frequencies either below 0.1 THz or above 50 THz. However, there is a lack of compact systems that work well across the terahertz range, which is why it is often referred to as the ‘terahertz gap’: a band of frequencies in the 0.3-30 THz region. The EU-funded THOR project plans to demonstrate the first fast, low-noise and cost-effective nanodetector working at room temperature in the 1-30 THz range. The project will build on the latest scientific breakthroughs in the molecular cavity optomechanics.

Call for proposal

H2020-FETOPEN-2018-2020

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Sub call

H2020-FETOPEN-2018-2019-2020-01

Coordinator

UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA
Net EU contribution
€ 551 162,50
Address
Camino De Vera Sn Edificio 3a
46022 Valencia
Spain

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Region
Este Comunitat Valenciana Valencia/València
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 551 162,50

Participants (7)

STICHTING NEDERLANDSE WETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK INSTITUTEN
Netherlands
Net EU contribution
€ 498 437,50
Address
Winthontlaan 2
3526 KV Utrecht

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Region
West-Nederland Utrecht Utrecht
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 498 437,50
KING'S COLLEGE LONDON

Participation ended

United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 99 653,79
Address
Strand
WC2R 2LS London
Region
London Inner London — West Westminster
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 99 653,79
THE CHANCELLOR MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 598 587,50
Address
Trinity Lane The Old Schools
CB2 1TN Cambridge

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Region
East of England East Anglia Cambridgeshire CC
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 598 587,50
AGENCIA ESTATAL CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 327 353,75
Address
Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid

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Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Research Organisations
Other funding
€ 327 353,75
ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 624 000,00
Address
Batiment Ce 3316 Station 1
1015 Lausanne

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Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Vaud
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 624 000,00
LYTID
France
Net EU contribution
€ 342 550,00
Address
6 Boulevard Dubreuil
91400 Orsay

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Other funding
€ 342 550,00
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
United Kingdom
Net EU contribution
€ 232 377,46
Address
Gower Street
WC1E 6BT London

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Region
London Inner London — West Camden and City of London
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Other funding
€ 232 377,46