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Sigfrid Yngvesson

Professor Emeritus

Terahertz Low Noise Mixer Receivers, Detectors and Sources. Medical Imaging at Terahertz Frequencies; Nanoelectronic Devices, including Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene.   

Learn more at ece.umass.edu/faculty/sigfrid-yngvesson

Academic Background

  • Civilingenjor, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, 1958
  • Teknologie Licentiat, 1964; Teknologie Doktor, Docent, 1968
“A New Ultra-Compact Terahertz  Source Based on Carbon Nanotubes,” M. Muthee, E. Carrion,  J. Nicholson, K. S. Yngvesson, and E. Polizzi. International Workshop on Optical Terahertz Science and Technology, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA, March 2011.
"New Results on Terahertz Detection by Carbon Nanotubes,” Enrique Carrion, Martin Muthee, Jason Donovan, Richard Zannoni, John Nicholson, Eric Polizzi and K. Sigfrid Yngvesson,  International Symp. Space THz Technol., Oxford, UK (March 2010).
“Quantum noise in a terahertz hot electron bolometer mixer,” W. Zhang, P. Khosropanah, J. R. Gao, E. L. Kollberg, K. S. Yngvesson, T. Bansal, R. Barends, and T. M. Klapwijk, Appl. Phys. Lett. 96, 111113 (2010).
"Terahertz detection in single wall carbon nanotubes",  K. Fu, R. Zannoni, C. Chan, S. H. Adams, J. Nicholson, E. Polizzi and K.S. Yngvesson, Appl.Phys.Lett. , 93, 033105 (2008).
“Direct and heterodyne detection of microwaves in a metallic single wall carbon nanotube,” F. Rodriguez-Morales, R. Zannoni, J. Nicholson, M. Fischetti, K.S. Yngvesson and J. Appenzeller, Appl. Phys. Lett., vol. 89, 083502 (2006).
Contact Info

Electrical and Computer Engineering
8D Marcus Hall
100 Natural Resources Road
Amherst, MA 01003

(413) 545-0771