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on 6 Jun 2018 in Projects |

Small user TErminal multiband DIplexers” –

ESA project for the development and space assessment of novel user terminal Ku/Ka band diplexers for space communications, ground segment.




Design, manufacturing, test and comparison of different technology concepts for user terminal Ku-/Ka-band diplexers using novel technologies, aiming at large-scale fabrication of RF compact filters compatible with planar monolithic circuits (SMD). Technologies like Micromachining, LTCC (Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic) and SIW (Substrate Integrated Waveguide) on PCB will be investigated.

RF Microtech (Perugia, Italy) is the prime contractor, responsible for the electro-magnetic design and test. SIAE microelettronica  (Milan, Italy) is the end user and it is involved in the electro-mechanical design and validation.


TRL Level

Form 4 to 5/6







RFmicrotech s.r.l. Italy – PRIME CONTRACTOR



SIAE Microelettronica s.p.a. Italy