RF MEMS Switches and Nano Vacuum Channel Transistor

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Dr. Kaan Demirel, one of new researcher of the SUNUM Family, will talk about RF MEMS Switches and Nano Vacuum Channel Transistor on Nano Open Webinar on January 18, 2023.

RF MEMS switches are small, micromechanical switches that have low power consumption and can be produced using conventional MEMS fabrication technology. They are similar to a light switch in a room, where a contact is opened or closed to conduct a signal across the switch. In the case of RF MEMS devices, the mechanical components of the switch are only microns in size. Unlike a light switch, the signal being conducted in an RF MEMS switch is in the radio frequency range.

A vacuum field emission transistor (VFET), also known as nanoscale vacuum channel transistor, is a device with no semiconductor channel. Instead, it has an empty gap between the source and drain terminals. Electrons tunnel through this empty space.

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Nano Open Webinar will be held on Zoom 11:00 on January 18, 2023. To register for the webinar otolab.sabanciuniv.edu

About Dr. Kaan Demirel

Kaan Demirel graduated from Ankara University, Department of Physics Engineering. He completed his PhD. studies on RF MEMS switches at Hacettepe University, Department of Nanotechnology and Nanomedicine and METU-MEMS Center. He is currently working as a researcher at SUNUM. His areas of interest are micro/nano vacuum devices, MEMS/NEMS structures, uncooled microbolometers, thermal sensors and smart nanomaterials.