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  • Chip testing
  • THz near-field imaging
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  • THz-Nano-Analytics
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Welcome to Protemics GmbH

We develop and manufacture innovative measurement products and offer services utilizing light from the terahertz (THz) frequency range. Our unique THz microprobe devices are breaking the limits of conventional THz imaging tools and open a new path to micron-scale resolution contactless near-field measurements. 

Terahertz Research

Thin-film testing

Chip testing

Volume screening

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Application areas:

  • Metamaterials
  • Plasmonics
  • Passive devices
  • Emitters
  • Antennas
  • Waveguides
  • Sensor surfaces
  • Graphene


  • Near-field access
  • Cost-efficient system extension
  • High-sensitivity
  • Low-invasiveness
  • Polarisation sensitive
  • Broadband

Application areas:

  • Solar cells
  • Displays
  • Flexible electronics
  • Semiconductors 
  • Graphene
  • Transparent conductors


  • Sheet resistance imaging
  • Contactless
  • Micron-scale resolution
  • Large-area scanning
  • High-speed scanning

 Application areas:

  • Time-domain reflectometry
  • Fault isolation
  • Packaging level inspection
  • 3D integration
  • Through silicon via (TSV)


  • Market leading TDR resolution
  • Sub-ps rise-times
  • Contactless
  • Non-destructive
  • Cost advantage over all-electronic systems

 Application areas:

  • Plastic laser weld seam inspection
  • Fiber inforced polymers
  • Chip underfill inspection
  • Organic layer screening


  • Non-destructive
  • Fast inspection
  • Screening of Vis/IR opaque plastics
  • Detection of micron-scale structures
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Product news: Ready for 1550nm fiber lasers

Protemics is offering an easy to operate optical interface enabling the use of cost-efficient femtosecond fiber lasers (working in the telecom wavelength range) as powerful sources for the excitation of LT-GaAs-based TeraSpike microprobes and TeraBlast bias-free THz emitters. 

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Protemics mourns Prof. Heinrich Kurz




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Terahertz waves beware - it´s a trap!

Protemics has developed a new patent pending electrode design* called “wavetrap” which is effectively avoiding any unwanted probe-internal transmission of guided Terahertz waves and visible parasitic reflections in a recorded time-domain signal.

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