TeraFERMI is the THz beamline at the FERMI Free-Electron-Laser (FEL) facility. TeraFERMI collects the THz radiation naturally emitted by the electron beam already spent by the FEL undulators, and guide it into a dedicated THz Laboratory. High intensity (50 microJoule), sub-ps pulses in the 0.3-6 THz range and with electric fields above 4 MV/cm are available in the TeraFERMI optical table. Because of the extremely large fields involved, the beamline can be used to shape material's properties by driving the systems out of equilibrium. Several different optical set-ups for fluence-dependent THz spectroscopy, THz-pump/IR-probe and THz pump/THz probe are available to external users, with or without cryogenics.

Andrea Perucchi
Paola Di Pietro
Johannes Schmidt
  • THz spectroscopy
  • Time-resolved studies
Emission or Reflection
  • Time-resolved studies
  • Reflectivity
Life Sciences & Biotech
  • Medicine
  • Molecular and cellular biology
  • Other - Life Sciences & Biotech
Material Sciences
  • Knowledge based multifunctional materials
  • Other - Material Sciences
  • Quantum electronics & optics
control/Data analysis
Control Software Type
  • TANGO, Labview, Matlab, Python
Data Output Type
  • Matlab, Python
Data Output Format
  • Matlab, Python
Softwares For Data Analysis
  • Python
Equipment That Can Be Brought By The User
The set-up is flexible and can accommodate equipment from the users upon request