Gas Detector (5881943678)
Graph shows the NIST detectors linear increase in frequency as a function of time, sweeping from 1-12 Gigahertz in frequency over 100 nanoseconds. Click on the image to see an animation of the process, slowed to 5 seconds and using an audio chirp as an analogy to the terahertz chirp.
Credit: Plusquellic, NIST
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