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Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge - Instructor Guides
24 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)
This purpose of this learning module is to allow students the opportunity to explore micro pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation.
Learning Module: Micro Pressure Sensors & the Wheatstone Bridge
This learning module allows you to explore micro and nano-sized pressure sensors - their applications, design and fabrication, and operation. Because the Wheatstone bridge (a specialized...
Learning Module: Microcantilevers - Instructor Materials
09 Feb 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Southwest Center for Microsystems Education (SCME)
This learning module is an overview of microcantilevers, how they work and how they are used in micro and nanotechnology. These are the instructor materials.
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12 May 2016 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jason Clark, Quincy Clark
CAD for MEMS via systems of compact models. This commercial tool is published by Sugarcube Systems, which requires a registration fee to use. The nanoHUB does not receive revenue or assume...
MEMOSA-based 2-Dimensional Pull-In Voltage Simulation
28 May 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Peter Kolis
Determine the pull-in voltage of a membrane under electrostatic actuation using the MEMOSA FVM module
Creep deformation in RF-MEMS
21 Jan 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Marisol Koslowski, Alejandro Strachan, Gabriela Venturini, Diego Fernando Cifuentes Pardo, Guillermo Andres Roman
Simulates creep deformation in fixed - fixed beam MEMS model
Piezoelectric tool presentation
16 Oct 2014 | Presentation Materials | Contributor(s): Jorge Mario Monsalve, Alba Graciela Avila
An overview of the capabilities and functionalities of the "Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvesting Tool"
MEMS Piezoelectric Vibrational Energy Harvesting Lab
30 Jul 2014 | Tools | Contributor(s): Jorge Mario Monsalve, German Felipe Giraldo, Alba Graciela Avila, Gerhard Klimeck
Simulate the harvested electrical power from mechanical vibrations using a piezoelectric cantilevered beam
RF Solid-State Vibrating Transistors
15 Feb 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dana Weinstein
In this talk, I will discuss the Resonant Body Transistor (RBT), which can be integrated into a standard CMOS process. The first hybrid RF MEMS-CMOS resonators in Si at the transistor level of...
03 Oct 2013 | Tools | Contributor(s): Oluwatosin Adeosun, Sambit Palit, Ankit Jain, Muhammad Alam, Xin Jin
Simulation suite for electromechanical actuators
Vacuum Nanosystemsfor Energy Conversion
01 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Roger T. Howe
Micro and nano-fabricated sensors (e.g., accelerometers and gyroscopes) and actuators (e.g., light valve chips for projection and cell-phone displays) have become commonplace in recent years. Some...
Illinois CNST Annual Nanotechnology Workshop 2011: Nanoscale Force Sensors for Biological Applications
13 Jun 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Taher A. Saif
Professor Saif's research focuses on the mechanics of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), fracture mechanics, submicron materials behavior and bio-MEMS. He uses MEMS devices, often of his own...
Near-field radiative heat transfer and Casimir Force Measurement
30 May 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Joel Chevrier
This presentation first makes a simple introduction on how the charge fluctuations give rises to these effects that are nowadays most effectively detected using MEMS or AFM technologies. This will...
Particle Simulations of Ion Generation and Transport in Microelectromechanical Systems and Micropropulsion
29 May 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Venkattraman Ayyaswamy
The first part of the talk deals with use of the PIC method with Monte Carlo collisions (MCC) between electrons and the ambient neutral gas to develop models to predict charge accumulation,...
Capacitance Modeling Tool Using Schwarz-Christoffel Mapping
26 Jan 2011 | Tools | Contributor(s): Fengyuan (Thomas) Li, jason clark
Calculate the capacitance between two conductors that may be represented as simply-connected polygonal geometries in 2.5D with Dirichlet boundary conditions
2010 MNTL UIUC Symposium Lecture 4 - MicroElectronics
09 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Shyh-Chiang Shen
Dr. Shen received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering at the National Taiwan University in 1993 and 1995, respectively. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering at the...
Comb Drive Levitation
06 Apr 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): Fengyuan (Thomas) Li, jason clark
Model comb drive levitation effect with Schwarz-Christoffel based algorithm
08 Mar 2010 | Tools | Contributor(s): jason clark, Quincy Clark
MEMS design, modeling, and simulation
SUGARCube - ADXL Accelerometer
26 May 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Fengyuan Li, Jason Clark
Modeling and simulationg of ADXL accelerometer
Q-factor calculator with Uncertainty Quantification
18 May 2009 | Tools | Contributor(s): Sruti Chigullapalli, Xiaohui Guo, Alina Alexeenko
Calculates squeeze-film damping Q-factors of microcantilevers for arbitrary ambient pressures