Tiny Tunable Terahertz Beam Could Enable Real Handheld Tricorders

by Larry Emmott on January 26, 2012

in Diagnostics,Future Tech

Waay Cool !

The T-ray beam could be integrated into portable scanners, like a real-life Tricorder, the researchers say.

Electromagnetic waves in the terahertz range, known as T-rays, are used in highly sensitive security scanners, … — they could sense molecules associated with cancer or other diseases, for instance.

via Tiny Tunable Terahertz Beam Could Enable Real Handheld Tricorders | Popular Science.

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