Additive manufacturing method of prototyping novel mm-wave and THz sources

Phipps, A. R. and MacLachlan, A. J. and Robertson, C. W. and Cross, A. W. and Phelps, A. D.R.; (2017) Additive manufacturing method of prototyping novel mm-wave and THz sources. In: 2016 IEEE 9th UK-Europe-China Workshop on Millimetre Waves and Terahertz Technologies (UCMMT). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., CHN, pp. 238-240. ISBN 9781509022755

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    Abstract

    To rapidly prototype novel mm-wave and THz sources there is a requirement to create intricate structures to produce and radiate electromagnetic fields. The motivation for this work is to create improved electron-beam-driven, vacuum electronic mm-wave and sub-THz sources by exploiting dispersion engineering. Although such structures can be manufactured by other techniques, additive manufacturing has proven to be quick, reliable and cost-effective. This research is allowing the prototyping of novel mm-wave and sub-THz coherent sources.