On the safe side: contact-free analysis of chemical substances
Is it drugs, medicines or explosives? At the analytica trade fair, Fraunhofer researchers, joined by the Hübner Company, are presenting a terahertz spectrometer that provides reliable, contact-free identification of substances.
December 2011: Security forces intercept a letter bomb addresse ... more
Energy-autonomous sensors in logistics: continuous control of perishable goods
The safety and quality in the food supply of today’s globally organized and networked supply chain is everything else than warranted. More than 50% of all foodstuffs are spoiled in the transport routes; alone in Great Britain this makes up 17 million tons and approximately 20 billion Euros. ... more
Terahertz technology is gaining ground: Opening of the "TeraTec" application center in Kaiserslautern
Terahertz beams have established themselves as a tool for diagnostics in addition to instrumentation and test engineering. Early in March, the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement Techniques IPM has opened the new "TeraTec" application center for terahertz technology in Kaiserslaut ... more