MEMS & Nanotechnology Blog Posts
Analyzing a MEMS-Based Strain Gauge Design with Simulation
MEMS-based strain gauges are helpful in both civil engineering and biomedicine. Read about a team of researchers who used the MEMS Module to analyze strain gauge designs.
Analyzing Kelvin Probe Designs with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Kelvin probes, a type of MEMS technology, provide a nondestructive and contact-free way to measure the work function differences of various material combinations.
Optimizing the Design of Thermal Actuators for Use in Microsatellites
Microsatellites are replacing traditional large satellites in aerospace missions for gathering scientific data. Using simulation, we can optimize an important component of these devices.
How to Analyze Eigenfrequencies That Change with Temperature
In certain scenarios, such as in the MEMS field, the eigenfrequencies of a device can change with temperature. Here’s a guide to studying temperature-dependent eigenfrequencies.
Studying the Influence of Concrete Phenomena on Sensor Performance
Some concrete structures use embedded sensors to monitor their stability, but the concrete itself can interfere with the sensors’ performance. Researchers used simulation to address this issue.
Designing a Sensor Package for a High-G Accelerometer via Simulation
To design a piezoresistive sensor package for a high-G accelerometer, researchers turned to multiphysics analysis. They then verified the simulation results with experimental data.
Simulation Delivers Reliable Results for Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors
Designing MEMS devices, such as piezoresistive pressure sensors, comes with challenges. For instance, accurately describing the operation of these devices requires the integration of various physics. With the COMSOL Multiphysics® software, you can easily couple multiphysics simulations in order to test a device’s performance and generate reliable results. Today, we’ll look at one example that showcases such capabilities.
Benchmark Shows Valid Results for a Piezoelectric Transducer Design
Many modern devices leverage piezoelectricity. When analyzing the design of such devices, you want to be confident in the reliability of the obtained results. By utilizing the COMSOL Multiphysics® simulation software, you can achieve accurate results quickly. To prove it to you, we have created a benchmark model of a piezoelectric transducer.
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