Estimating the humidity of wood by terahertz infrared thermography

A. O. Chulkov, C. Pradere, J. R. Puiggali, J. C. Batsale, V. P. Vavilov

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The usage of terahertz infrared thermography for assessing the humidity of wooden samples is described. Terahertz radiation transmitted through a sample is imaged by means of a tera-thermoconverter. The temperature field of the converter is analyzed with an infrared imager. The possibility of using the technique for testing the nonuniformity of drying of timber is illustrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)753-757
Number of pages5
JournalRussian Journal of Nondestructive Testing
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2016


  • humidity
  • infrared thermography
  • terahertz radiation
  • thermal testing
  • timber

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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