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Inertial sensors

Sensor and Actuator Systems

Inertial sensors

This topic focuses on the development of high precision silicon-based sensors for measuring acceleration, vibration, inclination and angular rate. The value chain, starting with the design of the MEMS or system, the development of technologies as well as the manufacturing of prototypes, followed by the characterization and testing of the system, is fully covered.

Application examples and scenarios

 

Aluminum nitride piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers

 

Gyrocompass: The use of a fully integrated precision MEMS gyroscope in a standalone north-finder

 

KoliBriS – Modular technology platform for highly compact inertial sensors with integrated circuit electronics

 

Sensor for the viscosity and density of fluids

 

Intense2020 – Development of robust acceleration sensors for automotive applications

 

Aluminum nitride – innovative piezoelectric MEMS transducer

 

High-performance MEMS gyroscope

 

Direct integration of strain-sensitive field effect transistors for NEMS

 

Piezoelectric low-power MEMS with aluminum nitride