Plasma waves in two-dimensional electron systems and their applications

Victor Ryzhii, Irina Khmyrova, Maxim Ryzhii, Akira Satou, Taiichi Otsuji, Vladimir Mitin, Michael S. Shur

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We overview the plasma properties of a two-dimensional electron gas in semiconductor heterostructures as well as new concepts and proposals of novel terahertz devices (detectors, sources utilizing plasma instabilities, and photomixers) based on these heterostructures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)521-538
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Journal of High Speed Electronics and Systems
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2007 Sept


  • And photomixer
  • Oscillator
  • Plasma oscillations
  • Terahertz detector
  • Two-dimensional electron gas


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