High Frequency Technologies with µAM - mmWave/5G/THz components
CERES works through local electroplating of ionic metal, allowing you to manufacture minute antennas in geometries impossible for any other technology. Through the incredible precision and control which CERES offers, access to the THz range can be fully realized via our metal 3D printing technology.
Published Research - 3D Printed Micro Helices for mmWave 5G Networks
Exaddon's additive micromanufacturing (μAM) technology has been used to fabricate microscale helices for use in travelling-wave tubes (TWTs), a crucial component for 5G networks.
A research collaboration published in IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, demonstrates the flexibility of
beyond standard methods, resulting in hard and dense metal properties with excellent conductivity and good surface quality. Published in October 2022, the project was a joint initiative involving Exaddon, Goethe University, and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut.
The unique 3D printing method used by Exaddon's CERES print system allows for the production of helices beyond the current limit of manufacturing, enabling operating frequencies at 66 GHz – ideal for use in telecommunication systems.
This study points towards μAM as a valid means of overcoming the limitations of standard manufacturing methods for microscale slow wave structures, offering an exciting avenue for use of Exaddon's μAM technology within the mmWave/5G arena.
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