CORE TECHNOLOGY

Terahertz (THz) is the last unexplored frontier of the electromagnetic spectrum. Terahertz frequencies have unique properties compared to other spectral frequencies: RF, IR, UV and X-ray. Terahertz waves can penetrate most dry substances and is perfectly suited for superior detection, enhancement, imaging, sensing and therapeutic capabilities, while being human-safe and non-ionizing.

NEW POSSIBILITIES FOR TERAHERTZ WAVES

Terahertz waves were discovered in 1896, one year after the X-Ray, and were described as the hidden-light. Terahertz was not
commercialized due to high production costs and technological barriers in generating power and resolution.

The Terahertz domain is known to possess highly desirable inspection, detection and imaging properties. Our revolutionary
technology overcame the difficulties in generating power, coherency, resolution and processing signals in a cost-effective
way. Tera Applications can penetrate common materials, excite molecular levels, and reconfigure chemical properties with
TeraWater across a wide range of industries.

WHAT IS THE TERA WAVE?

Terahertz waves (300-3,000GHz frequencies, THz, or Tera) are a particular section in the electromagnetic spectrum, located between microwaves (RF) and infrared (IR) waves, that have never been successfully utilized or commercialized.

WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL PROPERTIES OF Terahertz?

Human-safe,
non-ionizing
(unlike UV/X-ray)

Special interactions with
water (strong molecular
coupling as in nature)

Unique detection
ability of materials
and gases

Penetrates
deeper than
Infra-Red (IR)

Interacts better
than Radio
Frequency (RF)

Can reshape the physical
attributes of molecules
(at nano scale)

Extreme signal
accuracy &
resolution

Super-conductor/
transistor speed
capabilities

THz can be greater than IR, UV and X-Ray combined.
EXTENDING MOORE’S LAW BY 25 YEARS

The revolutionary TeraChip bridges the gap between the vacuum-tube technologies of the past and today’s integrated semi-conductor Silicon (Si) chip technologies, without generating heat while reaching higher speed. Our TeraChip presents the first cost-effective, commercially-viable, high-performance, high-power Terahertz diodes and vacuum-transistor. TeraChip’s novelty lies in bringing vacuum electronics back to life, a phenomenon which could extend Moore’s Law by another 25 years, ushering a new era of beyond-silicon super-conductor processing. TeraChip features revolutionary integrated photo-nano-vacuum tubes in a state-of-the-art architecture that harnesses the power and speed of ballistic-free electrons to enable Terahertz speed frequencies, without generating heat, while increasing both bandwidth and potentially the speed of data processing.

OUR PRODUCTS

TeraSystem is our First Portable Spectrum Analyzer. Its main attributes are:
• Inspects with higher sensitivity & resolutions of x10-50 than current solutions.
• Produces 100-1,000 more THz power than current solutions.
• Continues Waves (CW) range of 100G-3,000GHz with super coherency.
• High resolution and coherency.

The TeraWaterSystem manufactures large volume of surface water (1,000m2 in 1L) to be adjusted for an industrial production scale, suitable for various TeraWater applications

  • TeraWater(s)™ or TeraWaterLibrary, includes various water types based on their functionality and has the ability to control the wetting attributes of many substances.
  • TeraWater can act as a delivery mechanism/vehicle for numerous purposes in the food, pharmaceutical industry and others. It is nontoxic, inert and compatible with intracellular water.
  • TeraWater offers enhanced temperature stability of organic products at elevated temperatures that can last for years.

The TeraChip is the first cost-effective, commercially-viable, high-performance and high-power Terahertz transistor. A third generation in solid-state electronics, TeraChip is the first super-conductor transistor device to capture the immense power electrons can generate while moving freely through friction-less space without generating heat.

Made out of Silicon-Carbide (SiC), the TeraChip contains nano-sized photo-vacuum-tubes, where the mobility of electrons across the device is accomplished in the shortest time physically possible, and as such enables operation at Terahertz frequencies (high-speed X10-100 faster than the standard Semiconductor). In the near future, the TeraChip high-power Terahertz diodes will be replaced with Terahertz triodes.

TeraChip transforms the electronics industry beyond silicon semiconductors while extending Moore’s Law by 25 years. TeraChip is one of the core elements in our TeraSystem, and independently as a transducer, allows Terahertz communication with a broader bandwidth.

The Tera fabrication tool was built with an investment of US$25M, as an Ultra-High Vacuum (UHV) machine in a clean-room setting.

The TeraTool Offers:

  • Low volume TeraChip (Fab-compatible) productions for R&D.
  • Can be manufactured with MEMS plants using common processes.
  • Leveraging leading-edge wafer-to-wafer fabrication techniques, TeraGroup is collaborating with global manufacturing partners for the mass-production of a new TeraTool that will facilitate a large-scale TeraChip manufacturing of 200,000/year.
Co-Inventors
Prof. Leeor Kronik
Co-Inventor

Prof. Kronik is a Senior Scientist of the Weizmann Institute of Science, where he is the principal investigator in the department of materials and Interfaces. Prof. Kronik has published over 50 scientific articles and is a member of the American Physical Society and the Israeli Chemical Society. He holds a B.Sc. in electrical engineering and a PhD in physical electronics, both from Tel-Aviv University.

Prof. Ron Naaman
Co-Inventor

Prof. Ron Naaman is a faculty member of the Weizmann Institute and is an expert in various aspects of the electronic properties of molecules. He has developed numerous patents and inventions and has published more than 140 scientific papers. Prof. Naaman is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, and holds a B.Sc. in chemistry from Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel, and a Ph.D. in chemical physics from the Weizmann Institute.

Prof. John Roulston
Co-Inventor

Prof. John Roulston is an Industrial Professor of Electronics at Edinburgh University and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and the Royal Academy of Engineering. He holds degrees in OBE, FREng, FIEE, FRSE, CEng, BSc, MSc, Deng. Prof. Roulston had a distinguished career in the aerospace industry serving at Bae Systems Avionics and its antecedent companies. Prof. Roulston has been awarded the US Aerospace and Defense Technology laurel for excellence in electronics in 1999, and again in 2003.

Dr. Jeff Levy
Co-Inventor

Dr. Levy holds a PhD degree in Physics from the Technion Institute of Technology and has completed courses from Stanford University in Machine Learning and Computer Science. He has vast experience in System Engineering, Electro-Optic and Physics. In his previous experience, he was the CTO of Compass-EOS company and is currently the Chief Technologist of GE Healthcare, combining his experience in process engineering, technology, electro-optics and software machine learning to research innovative solutions.

Dr. Daniel Mandelik
Co-Inventor

Dr. Mandelik brings vast experience in research and development, as well as multidisciplinary management skills primarily in physics, optics and system control. Dr. Mandelik holds a PhD in Physics from the Weismann Institute of Science, specializing in non-linear Optics. His is an expert in Optical development and production support of wafer inspection systems.

John Connolly
Co-Inventor

Mr. Connolly serves as the CEO of Innovative Photonic Solutions, Inc. He brings decades of experience in growth and manufacturing of Semiconductor devices, high-power diode and fiber-based laser systems, single-frequency, optical amplifiers, and integration technologies. He was CEO of Princeton Lightwave, the Director of Sarnoff Lightwave Technology and Products Laboratory. Mr. Connolly holds a BSME degree from Rutgers University and a MS Metallurgical Engineering degree from Polytechnic University (NYU). Mr. Connolly has registered over 50 U.S Patents during his career.

Erez Halahmi
Co-Inventor

Mr. Halahmi is an inventor and founder who has developed and managed numerous technology systems and platforms including: AxisMobile Ltd, the Data Communication Group of Comverse Technologies and Next Generation Development Group of 3Log Infinity, otherwise known as Inside. Mr. Halahmi holds a B.Sc. and an M.Sc. in electrical and electronics engineering from Tel-Aviv University the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies.