3D printing technology for RF and THz antennas

Min Liang, Junqiang Wu, Xiaoju Yu, Hao Xin

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

23 Scopus citations


Additive manufacturing (AM), or often called 3D printing is an emerging research area which has received much attention recently. It allows 3D objects with arbitrary geometry to be printed automatically layer by layer. 3D printing technology offers several advantages compared to conventional manufacturing techniques such as capability of more flexible design, prototyping time and cost reduction, less human interaction and faster product development cycle. This paper reviews state-of-the-art 3D printed antennas from microwave to THz frequencies and offers practical and futuristic perspectives on the potentials and challenges of 3D printed antennas.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationISAP 2016 - International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9784885523137
StatePublished - Jan 17 2017
Event21st International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, ISAP 2016 - Ginowan, Okinawa, Japan
Duration: Oct 24 2016Oct 28 2016


Other21st International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, ISAP 2016
CityGinowan, Okinawa


  • 3D printing
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Antenna

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Instrumentation


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