3D-Printed Millimeter Wave Structures
MASSACHUSETTS INST OF TECH LEXINGTON LEXINGTON United States
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Abstract 3D printing of styrene-butadiene-styreneSBS and styrene ethylenebutylene-styrene SEBS is used to demonstrate the feasibility of 3D-printed millimeter wavemmW components. The dielectric properties of the two materials are characterized at mmW frequencies and show properties comparable to rexolite. A bandpass filter, which can be inserted into WR-28 waveguide, is designed and measured, showing good agreement with simulation. Additionally, a dielectric lens is printed which improves the antenna gain of an open-ended WR-28 waveguide from 7 to8.5 dBi.
- Miscellaneous Materials
- Fluid Mechanics