A Novel Approach in RF-MEMS Switch Analysis Using Time Domain TLM Method

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In this paper the transmission line matrix (TLM) method is exploited to evaluate the electromagnetic field distribution over a new radio frequency micro electromechanical system (RF-MEMS). A hybrid symmetrical condensed node is used to analyze S-parameters of the switch in on and off states. Furthermore, the effects of spring zigzag cuts over the bridge are analyzed. Results have authorized that TLM method offers a much faster and more reliable results compare to other numerical methods because of its time domain behavior and transmission line basis.

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A. Haghshenas, C. Ghobadi, J. Nourinia, D. Ahmadian and S. Soltani, "A Novel Approach in RF-MEMS Switch Analysis Using Time Domain TLM Method," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 3 No. 10, 2011, pp. 395-398. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2011.310062.

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