THz radiation studies on biological systems at the ENEA FEL facility

A. Doria, G.P. Gallerano, E. Giovenale, G. Messina, A. Lai, A. Ramundo-Orlando, V. Sposato, M. D'Arienzo, A. Perrotta, M. Romanò, M. Sarti, M.R. Scarfì, I. Spassovsky, O. Zeni

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Abstract

Emerging technologies are considering the possible use of THz radiation in different fields, ranging from telecommunication to biology and biomedicine. The study of the potential effects of THz radiation on biological systems is then an important issue in order to safely develop a large number of applications. This task is being accomplished in the framework of the EU funded THz-BRIDGE project. Experiments on the effects of THz radiation on different biological samples with different techniques are being performed utilizing the compact free electron laser at the ENEA Research Center of Frascati. Experimental results, together with statistical analysis are reported. © 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339 - 347
Number of pages9
JournalInfrared Physics and Technology
Volume45
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Doria, A., Gallerano, G. P., Giovenale, E., Messina, G., Lai, A., Ramundo-Orlando, A., ... Zeni, O. (2004). THz radiation studies on biological systems at the ENEA FEL facility. Infrared Physics and Technology, 45(5-6), 339 - 347. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infrared.2004.01.014