An iterative approach to determine the refractive index of 3D printed 60GHz PLA lenses - Measurement and simulation of focal length of a 3D printed radar lens

SND-ID: snd1096-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/s25w-jm75

Citation

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Pererik Andreasson - Halmstad University orcid

Research principal

Halmstad University - The School of Information Technology rorId

Description

This study is a part of the research project eMC-Hammer. It describes an iterative approach to determine quasi-optical properties of standard 3D printer filament material to, in an inexpensive and fast way, construct focusing lenses for millimetre wave systems. Results from three lenses with different focal lengths are shown and discussed. The real part of the permittivity at 60GHz for polylactic acid (PLA) is in this paper determined to be er=2.74.

Purpose:

The purpose with the study is to validate an iterative, low cost, method of determining the refractive index of 3D printed lenses, where otherwise expensive equipment would be needed, such as S-parameter measurements using a vector network analyzer.

The dataset contains measurements, simulation results and matlab code used for the conference article "An iterative approach to determine the refractive index of 3D printed 60GHz PLA lenses" (doi:10.1049/cp.2018.1480)
See the conference article (methods) and lapc2018mainfigure.m (data description - meta data) for details.

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Method and outcome

Study design

Experimental study

Variables

2

Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Laboratory experiment
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 2018-06-01 – 2018-08-31
Geographic coverage
Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

The School of Information Technology

Contributor(s)

Fei Liu - Halmstad University, The School of Information Technology

Adrian Hagström - Halmstad University, The School of Information Technology

Funding

  • Funding agency: The Knowledge Foundation
  • Funding agency's reference number: 20160303
Topic and keywords

Research area

Physical sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, information engineering (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Materials engineering (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Publications

A L Hagström, L A M Vass, F Liu, M Gerling, P Karlsson, E Nilsson, B P Andreasson, An iterative approach to determine the refractive index of 3D printed 60GHz PLA lenses, The Loughborough Antennas & Propagation Conference (LAPC 2018), 2018, pages: 1-4, doi=10.1049/cp.2018.1480
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2018.1480

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Copyright

Computer generated figures from the data can be subject to copyright. © The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2018

Versions

Version 1.0. 2019-04-24

Version 1.0: 2019-04-24

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/s25w-jm75

Published: 2019-04-24
Last updated: 2019-05-07