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Optisys Creates One-Meter-Long 3D Printed Metal Antenna

You may wonder what the point is in 3D printing antennas; after all, how much could be improved on in terms of basic shapes made out of metal? A lot,…

Multi-Material 3D Printing for the Dielectric Lens Antenna

Authors Henry Giddens and Yang Hao seek expanded and improved ways to manufacture antennas, releasing the findings of their study in the recently published ‘Multi-Beam Graded Dielectric Lens Antenna from…

5G Networks Benefit from 3D Printed Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Antennas

As 3D printing continues to offer a host of benefits in the manufacturing of components like antennas, researchers Shaker Alkaraki and Yue Gao explore new applications, outlining their findings in…

London: 3D Printing the Double-Ridged Horn Antenna for Biomedical Monitoring

Researchers are looking into ways to optimize biomedical monitoring, with their results outlined in ‘A 3D Printed High-Dielectric Filled Elliptical Double-Ridged Horn Antenna for Biomedical Monitoring Applications.’ Seeking to make…

Research Duo Uses Simulation and PLA to Make Lightweight 3D Printed Antenna Prototype

While most 3D printed antennas are made with metal, two researchers from Turkey’s Yasar University recently completed a study about using PLA material to make a 3D printed conical corrugated horn…

Boeing Creates the First 3D Printed Metal Satellite Antenna, Saves on Mass, Time, and Costs

Boeing satellite engineers recently created what is possibly the first ever 3D printed metal antenna for a satellite that will be sent into space on the AMOS 17. Now being…

Student Takes A Look at Several Metal 3D Printed Antennas for Thesis Paper

In a thesis entitled “Design of Microwave Components using Direct Metal Laser Sintering,” a Waterford Institute of Technology student named Deepak Shamvedi discusses using 3D printing to fabricate several microwave…

3D Printed Dielectric Transmitarray Antenna Prototype Proves Enhanced Features of Novel Unit-Cell Design

A transmitarray (TA) antenna consists of an illuminating feed source and a periodic transmitting planar surface, which transforms an incoming wave into a desired outgoing one. It’s a good candidate for a…

3D Printing Used to Develop the 5G Antennae of the Future

Engineers and researchers are always looking for ways to strengthen mobile connectivity. In a paper entitled “A Capacitive Coupled Patch Antenna Array With High Gain and Wide Coverage for 5G…

Researchers Develop New Type of 3D Printed Wearable Antenna

The National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST) is located in Thiruvananthapuram, India and is home to several brilliant scientists working in a range of fields of study. Recently, a group of…

The Incredible Shrinking Antenna: 3D Printing Reduces 100 Components to 1

One thing that 3D printing is particularly good at doing is making things smaller. I’m not just talking about high-resolution 3D printers capable of 3D printing on the nanoscale, although…

Optomec on the March

Optomec is an American company that has two 3D printing technologies: Aerosol Jet and LENS. Aerosol Jet can be used to 3D print electronics and is being used to 3D…

Space Systems Loral Launches a New Satellite and a New Era of Manufacturing With Partially 3D Printed JCSAT-110A

JCSAT-110A, formerly known as JCSAT-15, was launched into space in December 2016 at the request of Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, a leading satellite operator responsible for most of the…

Optomec and Autodesk’s Delcam form Global Sales Partnership for Advanced 3D Management Software

In a move to expand the use of Optomec’s Aerosol Jet 3D printing technology for 3D printed electronics, the company has entered a global sales partnership with Delcam, an Autodesk…

PV Nano Cell and Their Sicrys Conductive Inks are Bringing Us One Step Closer to 3D Printed Electronics

The Sicrys family of conductive inks are based on technology that produce narrower conductive patterns with minimum waste results when used during digital inkjet printing. The inks were developed to…

The Optomec Aerosol Jet 5X Five Axis Electronics 3D Printer is a Hit with the Internet of Things

New Mexico-based industrial 3D printing technology manufacturer Optomec is reporting that their Aerosol Jet 5X printing system has been getting quite a bit of attention from companies creating products for…

Axis Prototypes Prints Conceptual Model of Antenna to be Used in Low-Orbiting Satellites

MDA, a global communications and information company, contracted the services of Axis Prototypes of Montreal to print and paint a pair of satellite antennas to be used in a mock-up…

UK’s CPI & The University of Kent Team Up to 3D Print a Wearable Tracking Bracelet

3D printing has unquestionably changed the way that all of the products that we use on a daily basis are designed and manufactured. From product development using rapid prototyping to…

The Magic of Graphene Further Defined: Researchers Use Carbon Material for 3D Printing Wi-Fi Antennae

While graphene may be considered the golden goose of new materials emerging in the 3D printing industry, the fact that it is imbued with conductive features has been a source…

Researchers 3D Print an Amazing Compact Broadband Antenna

The advent of 3D printing techniques in the modern era has created a surging wave of interest within many manufacturing industries across the country and the world. And the rate…