Multiphysics Modeling of MEMS Devices

Live Presentation - Wednesday, April 30, 2014   2:00 PM ET


Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), such as actuators, sensors and resonators, rely on the interactions between multiple physical effects. In this webinar we will show how a multiphysics simulation approach allows you to combine electrical, thermal and structural effects accurately in order to design reliable and high-performance MEMS devices. The webinar will include a demonstration showing how to use COMSOL Multiphysics for modeling MEMS devices, and will conclude with a Q&A session.


 RF MEMS SWITCH: Model of a thin micromechanical bridge suspended over a dielectric layer. Results show the contact force and displacement when the device is pulled in.


  Supratik Datta, Applications Manager, COMSOL

Supratik Datta holds a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park. He has been involved in research related to cryogenics in biomedical application, damage detection in composites, phase transformation in ferrous alloys and design and non-linear modeling of smart structures. He has received awards from AIAA and ASME for his work on magnetostrictive materials. He is currently working as the Applications Manager in COMSOL, Inc., Palo Alto.

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