RF Microtech has successfully concluded two ESA ARTES projects, namely Mignon – Microwave Micromachining Filters and COMFIL- Compact C/Ku Broadband Waveguide Filters,which will be presented at the ESA SatCom Final Presentation Days
Based on different technologies, the two projects led to the creation of highly innovative miniaturized filters for space on-board applications. The MIGNON Filters have been produced in Ka-band by combining multilayer and micromachining technologies. Besides being SMT (Surface Mount Technology) compatible, such filters have the advantages of having a light mass and a very small footprint.
In the framework of COMFIL project, novel filters in C- and Ku-bands have been developed, based on the combination of TM dual mode resonators and combline resonators in waveguide technology. This approach ensures low loss, high compactness and wide spurious-free stop-bands.
Both presentations will be given on Wednesday 30th January 2019 in ESA/ESTEC.