COMSOL Conference 2013

RF and Microwave Engineering

RF and microwave engineering includes a variety of applications and phenomena, such as electromagnetic fields, microwave radiation, medical imaging techniques, and electromagnetic heating. The presentations, posters, and papers on this page describe methods used to simulate RF and microwave heating in many applications.

A Novel Mechanical Stress Measurement Method Applied to Wind Turbine Rotor Blades

A.H. Hegab, J.P. Kaerst

HAWK, University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Goettingen, Germany

An Assessment of the Suitability of the Body and Adult Head Coils for Transmission during Paediatric Magnetic Resonance Imaging

G.R. Cook1, M.J. Graves1, F.J. Robb2, D.J. Lomas1

1Department of Radiology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2General Electric Healthcare Coils, Aurora, Ohio, USA

Au Nanoparticle-based Plasmonic Enhancement of Photocurrent in Gallium Nitride Metal-Semiconductor-Metal (MSM) Ultraviolet Photodetectors

Arjun Shetty1, K J Vinoy1, S B Krupanidhi2

1Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
2Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

COMSOL Multiphysics® Investigation of Radiative and Nonradiative Channels of Quantum Emitter Fluorescence near Hyperbolic Metamaterial

A. Pavlov1, V. Klimov1, I. Zabkov2, D. Guzatov3

1Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
2Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Dolgoprudnj, Russia
3State University of Grodno, Grodno, Belarus

COMSOL Multiphysics® Simulation of Chiral Molecule Interaction with Chiral Structures

I. Zabkov1, V. Klimov2, A. Pavlov2, D. Guzatov3

1MIPT, Moscow, Russia
2Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
3Yanka Kupala Grodno State University, Grodno, Belarus

Chemical Reaction Under Highly Precise Microwave Irradiation

S. Fujii1, Y. Wada2

1Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
2Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan

Computational design and analysis of Microwave Tomography in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

Priyadarshini Natarajan , Rajkumar ElagiriRamalingam

Division of Biomedical Engineering, School of Biosciences and Technology, VIT University, Tamil Nadu, India

Coupled RF Thermal Analysis of High Power Couplers for Accelerator Cavities

R. Kumar, P. Singh

Bhabha Atomic Research Center, Trombay, Mumbai, India

Design and Simulation of MEMS-based Piezoelectric Accelerometer

Siram Sai Krishna1, Nuti Venkata Subrahmanya Ayyappa Sai1, Dr.K.Srinivasa Rao2

1Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Professor & HOD, Dept. of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering, Lakireddy Bali Reddy College of Engineering, Mylavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India

Design of a MEMS Resonator for a Centre Frequency Greater than 26.35 MHz and Temperature Coefficient Frequency Less than 0.5 ppm

S.Manikandan, R.Radeep krishna

Kalasalingam University, Department of ECE, Srivilliputtur ,Krishnan koil, Tamil Nadu, India

Design of a Microreactor for Microwave Organic Synthesis through Microwave Heating Simulations

W. H. Lee, K. Jensen

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Designing and Simulating THz Guided Wave Devices Using Finite Element Techniques

L. M. Hayden, D. A. Sweigart

Department of Physics, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, USA

Detector and Calibration-source Models for the SAFARI Detector Test Facility

M. Audley1, G. de Lange1, C. Bracken2

1SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research, Groningen, The Netherlands
2National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Ireland

Edge Element and Second-Order Nodal Analysis for Arbitrary Shaped Waveguides

H. Arab1, F. Afshar2, C. Akyel1

1École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal, QC, Canada
2Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, McGill University, Montréal, QC, Canada

Enhancement of Terahertz Emission by AuGe Nanopatterns

H. Surdi, A. Singh, S. S. Prabhu

Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Homi Bhabha 
Road, Mumbai,India

Forces and Heating in Plasmonic Particles

M. Gonçalves, O. Marti

Ulm University - Inst. of Experimental Physics, Ulm, Germany

Impact of a 3D EM Model Configuration on the Direct Optimization of Microstrip Structures

Z. Brito-Brito1, J. E. Rayas-Sánchez1, J. C. Cervantes-González2, C. A. López2

1The Jesuit University of Guadalajara. Dept. of Electronics, Systems and Informatics, Jalisco, México
2Intel Guadalajara Design Center, Jalisco, México

Influence of the Excitation Frequency Increase up to 140 MHz on the VHF-PECVD Technology

S. Leszczynski1, B. Leszczynska1, M. Albert1, J.W. Bartha1, U. Stephan2, J. Kuske2

1Dresden University of Technology, Semiconductor and Microsystems Technology Laboratory, Dresden, Germany
2Forschungs- und Applikationslabor Plasmatechnik GmbH, Dresden, Germany

Key-Holes Magnetron Design and Multiphysics Simulation

A. Leggieri, F. Di Paolo, D. Passi

Univeristy of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy

Microwave Radiation to Cure Cork Stoppers Using a Conventional Turntable Configuration

D. Fidalgo, J. Monteiro, L. Costa

I3N and Physics Department, University of Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal

Mode Conversion Losses in a Smooth Wall Circular Waveguide

R. Kumar, H. B. Pandya , S. Danani , P. Vasu , V. Kumar

ITER-India, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India

Modeling Electrical and Thermal Conductivities of Biological Tissue in Radiofrequency Ablation

M. Trujillo, E. Berjano

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

Modeling of Multiconductor Microstrip Systems on Microwave Integrated Circuits

S. Musa, M. N. O. Sadiku

Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View, TX, USA

Multiphysics Analysis of Normal Conducting RF Cavities for High Intensity Proton Accelerators

M. Hassan, I. Gonin, T. Khabiboulline, V. Yakovlev

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL, USA

Numerical Study of Local Density of States in Photonic Crystal Waveguides

A. Javadi, P. Lodahl

Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Optical Forces and Torques Acting on Non-spherical Metallic Nanoparticles

M. Siler, O. Brzobohaty, V. Karasek, P. Zemanek

Inst. Scientific Instruments of the ASCR, Brno, Czech Republic

Optimization of 3D Layered Metal-Dielectric Stacks (MDS) for Near-Field Fluorescence Imaging

P.S. Tan1, K. Elsayad2, K. Heinze1

1Rudolf Virchow Center, University of Würzburg, Würzburg, Germany
2Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria

Optimization of Mechanical Properties of Superconducting Cavities for Project X LINAC

I. Gonin, M. Awida, T. Khabiboulline, V. Yakovlev

Fermilab, Batavia, IL, USA

RF Hot-Zone Location within Rectangular Confined Spaces

R. Rodriguez

University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Scan Angle Stability of a Second-Order Plasma-Switched Frequency Selective Surface

L. W. Cross1, M. J. Almalkawi2

1Imaging Systems Technology, Toledo, OH, USA
2EECS Department, College of Engineering, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH, USA

Simulation of Light Coupling Reciprocity for a Photonic Grating

V. Kivijärvi, M. Erdmanis, I. Tittonen

Aalto University, Department of Micro- and Nanosciences, Espoo, Finland

Simulation, Fabrication and Observation of Plasmonic Halos

F. Ye, M. Burns, J. Merlo, M. Naughton

Department of Physics, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA

Surface Plasmon Resonance Sensors: Optimization of Diffraction Grating and Prism Couplers

W. Raja, A. Alabastri, S. Tuccio, R. Proietti Zaccaria

Department of Nanostructures, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova, Italy

Theoretical Study of Phase and Amplitude Characteristics of Microwave Coplanar Delay Line Containing Thin Ferroelectric Layer

V. Nikolaevtsev1, S. Yankin2, S. Suchkov1, D. Suchkov1, A. Litvinenko1

1Saratov State University, Saratov, Russian Federation
2Joint International Laboratory LICS/LEMAC, IEMN UMR CNRS 8520, EC Lille, France

Thermal Analysis of Metamaterial for High Energy Microwave (HEM) Devices

Vaishali Rawat1, Sougata Chatterjee2, Shantanu Das3, S.N.Kale1

1Defense Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, India
2Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope,Tata Institute of Fundamental Research,Pune, India
3Reactor Control Division, B.A.R.C., & Adjunct Faculty, DIAT, Pune, India

Thermoelastic Model for Microwave Ablation of Concrete

B. Lepers, S. Soldatov

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Pulsed Power and Microwave Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Three-Dimensional (3D) Modeling of Heat and Mass Transfer during Microwave Drying of Potatoes

H. Zhu12, T. Gulati2, A. K. Datta2, K. Huang1

1Institute of Applied Electromagnetics, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China
2Department of Biological and Environment Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA

Tunable MEMS Capacitor for RF Applications

H. S. Shriram, T. Nimje, D. Vakharia

BITS Pilani, Rajasthan, India

Universal Dielectric Response of Atmospheric Ice Using COMSOL Multiphysics®

U.N. Mughal, M.S. Virk, K. Zaman

Narvik University College, Narvik, Norway

Virtual Prototyping of a Microwave Fin Line Power Spatial Combiner Amplifier

A. Leggieri, F. Di Paolo, D. Passi

University of Rome "Tor Vergata" - Department of Electronic Engineering, Rome, Italy

Weak Formulations for Calculating Spin Wave Dispersion Relation in Magnonic Crystals

M. Mruczkiewicz

Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

Wireless Power and Communications for Implantable Biosensors

C. Romero, M. Mujeeb-U-Rahman

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA

ISBN: 978-0-9910001-5-9
ISSN: 2372-2215