MEMS & Piezoelectric Devices Blog Posts
Simulating MEMS Accelerometers and Gyroscopes Used in Inertial Measurement Units
Many autonomous vehicles rely on IMUs for navigation. Here, we show how the MEMS Module can help you model the gyroscopes and accelerometers used in IMUs.
Modeling Piezoelectricity Using the Discontinuous Galerkin Method
COMSOL Multiphysics® version 6.0 introduced a feature for modeling piezoelectric devices that is more convenient than alternative methods. Here’s how to use it in your models.
The Science Behind Lie Detector Tests
Polygraph machines accurately monitor cardiovascular, respiratory, and electrodermal activity. But can they really determine whether a subject is being deceptive?
Characterizing Piezoelectric Sensors for Nondestructive Testing
Piezoelectric sensors must be carefully designed and calibrated. Simulation can help make this process more efficient…
Modeling Piezoelectricity: Which Module to Use?
Acoustics Module, MEMS Module, Structural Mechanics Module: Which one should you use for your piezoelectric device modeling? Get a comprehensive overview of your options here.
Designing Cavity Filters for 5G Devices with Multiphysics Modeling
From radar and microwave ovens to particle accelerators, RF cavity filters are found in a variety of different application areas. Among them: 5G devices and infrastructure.
How to Model a Hall Effect Sensor with COMSOL Multiphysics®
Basic working principle of a Hall effect sensor: A nearby magnetic field deflects the path of current through a semiconductive sensor, which causes a measurable change in potential.
How to Simulate a Piezoelectric Micropump
Learn how to combine piezoelectric materials with fluid-structure interaction effects, use a velocity-dependent formula, and set up disconnected mesh between the solid and fluid domains.
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