In this work, two different high-frequency filters were produced, and each was manufactured in two different ways, one using conventional PCB technology and the other using hybrid 3D printing. The hybrid 3D printing technique combined the use of microdispensing of conductive inks and fused filament fabrication (FFF) of thermoplastic substrates. Measurements, properties, and comparisons between these filters are discussed. The goal of the research was to benchmark 3D printing of high-frequency filters to more confidently manufacture sophisticated devices and high-frequency systems by hybrid 3D printing.
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