NTT DoCoMo and Metawave demonstrate the use of metamaterials in 5G mmWave telecom applications

December 4, 2018
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by Anthony Schiavo
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A handful of metamaterial companies – most notably Pivotal Commware – have begun to target mmWave applications. Most are focused on antennas, but what NTT and Metawave have developed is a reflector, which they used to bounce an mmWave signal around a tight city block. Clients should view this is a key milestone for metamaterial adoption in 5G.

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