An RBT is a micro-electromechanical (MEM) resonator with a transistor (FET) incorporated into the resonator structure to sense the mechanical vibrations. The model is aimed to present a deep insight into the physics of the RBT.
An RBT is a micro-electromechanical (MEM) resonator with a transistor (FET) incorporated into the resonator structure to sense the mechanical vibrations. The electrostatic drive of RBTs using internal dielectric transduction, along with the FET sensing, enable these devices to easily scale to multi-GHz frequencies. Together with the potential for monolithic CMOS integration, they represent a potential candidate for uncountable timing and RF applications that continuously drive the technology towards minimization of size, weight and power. This compact model is developed with the aim to capture the diverse and highly entangled physics intrinsic to the original RBT. The model is aimed to present a deep insight into the physics of the RBT while emphasizing the effect of the different parameters on the device performance. It is also intended to grant circuit designers and system architects the ability to quickly assess the performance of prospective RBTs, while minimizing the need for computationally intensive finite element method (FEM) simulations.
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