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Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace Applications
Paola Farinelli

Additive Manufacturing in Aerospace Applications

on 9 Jan 2020 in News | 0 comments

On the 13th January 2020 the Workshop on “Additive manufacturing in aerospace applications” will be held in Terni, at Confindustria Umbria premises. Experts from institutional, research and industrial world will argue about the topic. They will discuss on the positive impact and opportunities that the additive manufacturing offers in the aerospace market. The workshop is organized in collaboration with the  Umbria Aerospace Cluster and the Italian Cluster for  Aerospace Technology – CTNA. The detailed program can be downloaded at this link: FLYER5...

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Miniaturized Filters for on-board processor-based payloads
Paola Farinelli

Miniaturized Filters for on-board processor-based payloads

on 9 Jan 2020 in News | 0 comments

RF Microtech has been awarded a new ESA ARTES AT project entitled COKKO ‘COmpact Ku/Ka-band filters for On-board processor-based payloads’ The project goal is the development and space assessment of miniaturised Ku– and Ka-band RF filters integrating a wide-band differential interface for on-board digital signal processors. Up to 30% size reduction can be achieved by combining advanced design techniques with three-dimensional implementation techniques such as Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics (LTCC) or multilayer Printed Circuit Boards (PCB).   RF Microtech is the main proponent and prime contractor of the project, that will be conducted in collaboration with Thales Alenia Space – Italy For more information contact us and visit the project web page at this...

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COKKO
Paola Farinelli

COKKO

on 7 Jan 2020 in Projects | 0 comments

‘COmpact Ku/Ka-band filters for On-board processor-based payloads’ ESA project for the development and space assessment of miniaturised Ku- and Ka-band RF filters integrating a wide-band differential interface for on-board digital signal processors (ESA Artes Advanced Technology, Contract AO/1-9717/19/NL/NM)   OBJECTIVES Miniaturising the broadband filters and implementing differential interfaces to the ADCs and DACs (e.g. by integrating baluns) will significantly impact the size of analogue pre- and post-processors. Up to 30% size reduction could be achieved by combining advanced design techniques with three-dimensional implementation techniques such as Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramics (LTCC) or multilayer Printed Circuit Boards (PCB). At the same time, due attention must be paid to implementing good gain and phase stability and tracking through the different analogue signal processing chains, which is important in digital beam forming applications. The objective of this project is to design, manufacture and test miniaturised Ku- and Ka-band RF filters integrating a wide-band differential interface for on-board digital signal processors.   TRL Level From 4 to 6   STATUS On-going   PARTNERS   RF microtech s.r.l. Italy – PRIME CONTRACTOR http://www.rfmicrotech.com   Thales Alenia Space Italy Italy...

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New testing and manufacturing capabilities
Paola Farinelli

New testing and manufacturing capabilities

on 28 Nov 2019 in News |

2019, a crucial year for RF Microtech which keeps investing in new equipment for production and testing of satellite antennas and RF components. One of the most significant investment has been intended for the development of a near field measurement system, specifically, for antennas from L up to K band Furthermore, RF Microtech acquired a CNC machine for the manufacturing of high-precision mechanical parts and a climate chamber, with both temperature and humidity control, to perform environment and qualification tests. Through this new acquisitions RF Microtech is preparing for a further expansion of the production area which is foreseen in the next...

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New Space Economy: a big opportunity for Italy
Paola Farinelli

New Space Economy: a big opportunity for Italy

on 8 Oct 2019 in News |

On the 10th October the first Workshop on “New Space Economy” will be held in Foligno. Experts from institutional, research and industrial world will argue about the topic. They will discuss on the positive impact that the space economy has already had on our Country and about the opportunities to take in order to grow and remain key player in the global aerospace field. Prof. Roberto Sorrentino, president of RF Microtech and vice-president of the Umbria Aerospace Cluster, will actively participate to the panel discussion. Main topics Introduction at the New Space Economy The technology transfer: upstream & downstream Spacetech in Italy: an overview The Fondation E. Amaldi and its innovation booster role New Space Economy Expo Forum, 10 – 12 December 2019: The Space In One Place. Registration details and more information are available at the workshop website        ...

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