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Fine-Tuning the Design of Piezoelectric Transducers with Simulation

April 5, 2019

A variety of use cases and a variety of physics: Piezoelectric transducer designs need to account for electric currents, pressure acoustics, stress-strain, and acoustic-structure interaction.

How to Model Piezoelectric Devices as Both Transmitters and Receivers

December 20, 2018

Certain types of transducers can act as both transmitters and receivers. We demonstrate how to use 2 features for modeling this type of piezoelectric device.

High-Fidelity Modeling of a Tunable Filter via Multiphysics Simulation

April 3, 2018

Tunable cavity filters can enhance the development of high-speed, wireless communication networks. To optimize these devices for such a purpose, we can turn to high-fidelity modeling.

Using Simulation to Study Ultrasound Focusing for Clinical Applications

August 31, 2017

Guest blogger Thomas Clavet of EMC3 Consulting discusses the simulation of ultrasound focusing via phased array and geometrically focused probe designs for clinical uses.

How to Create Electrostatics Models with Wires, Surfaces, and Solids

August 8, 2017

Here’s a guide to building models that combine wires, surfaces, and solids using the electrostatics features based on the boundary element method that are available with the AC/DC Module.

How to Model Generalized Plane Strain with COMSOL Multiphysics®

July 26, 2017

Learn how to use the generalized plane strain formulation in COMSOL Multiphysics® in order to model elongated structures that are free to extend in the out-of-plane direction.

Designing Inkjet Printheads for Precise Material Deposition

January 4, 2017

The design of an inkjet printhead nozzle is important in order for the device to have precise material deposition, whether it is used in a 2D or 3D printer.

Simulation Delivers Reliable Results for Piezoresistive Pressure Sensors

December 26, 2016

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.

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