Chad Bartlett

“Successive advancements in mm-wave components will allow for the next generation of satellite payloads and open the door for higher bandwidth, lower latency, and new space bound applications. The Tesla H2020-MSCA-ITN initiative is an opportunity to advance novel techniques and state-of-the-art technologies for emerging space and satellite applications.”

Chad Bartlett, Kiel University

Chad Bartlett was born in Nelson, BC, Canada. He obtained his Bachelor and Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria in 2017 and 2019 respectively. His primary research interests include microwave and millimeter wave passive components, filters and antenna networks. In September 2019 he started his PhD at the Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel (CAU), as part of the TESLA project H2020-MSCA-ITN.

Chad’s project is entitled, ‘Millimetre wave hardware for the next generation of W-band satellite communication systems’. This research grant concerns the study of novel mm wave cavity filters for aerospace applications while exploring fabrication techniques such as high precision milling, AM, and DRIE processing. In particular, structures, materials and design processes suitable for sensitive manufacturing will be investigated. Methods for increasing the response, insertion loss and tuning will be investigated.

Chad’s supervisor is Prof. Michael Hoft, Christian-Albrecht University of Kiel (CAU)