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Monday, June 29


08:00 - 08:45
Registration

08:45 - 09:00
Opening and Welcome Address:
L. Pradell (UPC), F. Coccetti (LAAS-CNRS/Elemca)
MoMR
Room: Master Room
09:00 - 11:00
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Graphene and Nanostructures for RF MoM
Room: Master Room
Chair: Fabio Coccetti
Co-Chair: Mircea Dragoman

9:00 - 9:40
INVITED SPEAKER: ADRIAN BACHTOLD, ICFO, Spain
Nanomechanical resonators based on nanotubes

J.  Moser, A.  Eichler, J. Chaste, J. Güttinger and A. Bachtold

9:40 - 10:00
Switching microwaves with 2D materials

M. Dragoman, M. Aldrigo and A. Radoi

10:00 - 10:20
Enhancement of capacitive RF MEMS switches reliability based on a carbon nanotubes array embedded in the dielectric

M. Aldrigo, A. Stefanescu, M.  Dragoman and D. Vasilache

10:20 - 10:40
Suspended Carbon Nanotubes MEMS Varactor

D.V. Lioubtchenko, A.A. Generalov, I.V. Anoshkin and A.V. Räisanen

10:40 - 11:00
A novel tunable microwave filter based on carbon nanotubes varactors

M. Aldrigo, M.  Dragoman, S. Xavier and A. Ziaei



11:00 - 11:30
Coffee Break

11:30 - 12:50
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Reconfigurable BiCMOS and CMOS RF-MEMS Circuits MoA
Room: Master Room
Chair: Maher Bakri-Kassem
Co-Chair: Matthias Wietstruck

11:30 - 11:50
A Monolithically Integrated Torsional CMOS-MEMS Relay

M. Riverola, G. Sobreviela, G. Vidal-Alvarez, F. Torres, A. Uranga and N. Barniol

11:50 - 12:10
94 GHz RF–MEMS SPDT Switch in a 0.13 µm SiGe BiCMOS Technology

S. Tolunay, A. Goeritz, M. Wietstruck, C. Wipf, B. Tillack and M. Kaynak

12:10 - 12:30
A Tunable BPF Employing MEMS Varactor in 0.18 μm CMOS Technology

M. Bakri-Kassem and R. Mansour

12:30 - 12:50
High Efficiency Reconfigurable Class-F Power Amplifier at 2.4 GHz in CMOS-MEMS Technology

M. Gilasgar, A. Barlabé, L. Pradell, M. Bakri-Kassem and R. Mansour



12:50 - 14:00
Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:40
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
RF-MEMS Reliability and Testing MoE
Room: Master Room
Chair: George Papaioannou
Co-Chair: Manuel Dominguez-Pumar

14:00 - 14:40
INVITED SPEAKER: PIERRE BLONDY, XLIM, France
Advances in RF-MEMS Reliablility for Space-Borne Applications

P. Blondy

14:40 - 15:00
Reliability of BiCMOS embedded MEMS Varactors for Wideband RF VCO Applications

M. Wietstruck, G. Kahmen, A. Goeritz, S. Tolunay, B. Tillack and M. Kaynak

15:00 - 15:20
A double closed loop for simultaneous control of dielectric charge and device capacitance in contactless capacitive MEMS

S. Gorreta, J. Pons-Nin and M. Domínguez-Pumar

15:20 - 15:40
On RF Power Calibration of Vector Network Analyzers at the wafer-level

Y. Mikhailov, W. Perndl and A. Rumiantsev



15:40 - 16:10
Coffee Break

16:10 - 17:30
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Acoustic Components and Sensors MoN
Room: Master Room
Chair: Alexandru Muller
Co-Chair: Joan Pons-Nin

16:10 – 16:30
Non-invasive analysis of intracellular properties of individual biological cells using label-free high frequency microfluidic biosensor

F. Hjeij, C. Dalmay, B. Bessette, F. Lalloué, A. Bessaudou, P. Blondy and A. Pothier

16:30 – 16:50
Analysis of temperature dependence of resonance frequencies for surface acoustic wave modes on GaN

A. Müller, I. Giangu, G. Stavrinidis, A. Dinescu, A. Stavrinidis, A. Stefanescu, M. Pasteanu and G. Konstantinidis

16:50 – 17:10
Pressure sensors based on GHz operating GaN/Si acoustic devices

I. Giangu, G. Stavrinidis, A.  Dinescu, N. Kornilios, A. Stavrinidis , A. Stefanescu, M. Pasteanu, G. Konstantinidis and A. Müller

17:10 – 17:30
Study of inter-digitated transducers in Zinc Oxide micro-resonators

O. Mortada, A.A. Md  Ralib, J.C. Orlianges, M. Chatras, A. Crunteanu and P. Blondy



17:45 - 22:00
Sightseeing Tour & Social Dinner


Tuesday, June 30

09:00 - 10:20
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
RF MEMS for Space Applications TuM
Room: Master Room
Chair: Pierre Blondy

09:00 - 09:40
INVITED SPEAKER: FRANÇOIS DEBORGIES, ESA-ESTEC - Netherlands
RF MEMS for space Applications

F. Deborgies

09:40 - 10:00
Indirect on-line monitoring of charge trapping in dielectrics induced by gamma radiation

M. Domínguez-Pumar, S. Gorreta, J. Pons-Nin, N. Saillen and M. Muschitiello

10:00 - 10:20
A DC – 30 GHz Packaged RF MEMS SPDT switch

A. Zahr, P. Blondy, C. Dorion, L.Y. Zhang and R. Stefanini



10:20 - 10:50
Coffee Break

10:50 - 12:30
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Fabrication, Processes, Materials and Packaging TuA
Room: Master Room
Chair: Flavio Giacomozzi
Co-Chair: Maher Bakri-Kassem

10:50 – 11:10
Development of Thin-Film Packaged RF-MEMS Switched Varactors

F.  Roubeau, C. Guines, A. Pothier and P. Blondy

11:10 – 11:30
Micro-Fabricated Hybrid Package Optimized for RF Applications

V. Buiculescu, C.-A. Manier, H. Oppermann, M. Topper, A. Stefanescu and I. Giangu

11:30 – 11:50
Electrical Properties of Nanostructured Silicon Nitride for RF MEMS Capacitive Switches

L. Michalas, S. Xavier, M. Koutsoureli, S. Bansropun, G. Papaioannou, A. Ziaei and C Lioutas

11:50 – 12:10
Fabrication of a Single-Pole Double-Throw silicon RF MEMS ohmic contact Switch operating from 50 to 70 GHz

S-M. Sim, Y.S. Lee, Y-H. Jang, Y-S. Lee, Y-K. Kim, I. Llamas-Garro and J.M. Kim

12:10 - 12:30
Novel type of small-size ultra-fast ohmic switches with bidirectional actuation

T. Lisec, F. Stoppel and B. Wagner



12:30 - 13:50
Lunch Break

13:50 - 15:30
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Tunable Circuits, Antennas and Industrial Applications with RF-MEMS TuE
Room: Master Room
Chair: Fabio Coccetti
Co-Chair: Lluís Pradell

13:50 – 14:30
INVITED SPEAKER: DAVID MOLINERO, Wispry, Inc, USA
Physics-of-Failure Models for Optimizing the Charging Dependent Lifetime of Tunable RF MEMS Products

D. Molinero

14:30 – 14:50
Design and manufacturing of X-Band tunable micro-cavity resonator in MEMS technology

A. Cazzorla, P. Farinelli, F. Giacomozzi, L. Pelliccia, F. Cacciamani, R. Sorrentino and B. Margesin

14:50 – 15:10
MEMS LC tank with extended tuning range for low phase-noise VCO

A. Cazzorla, P. Farinelli, L. Pelliccia, F. Cacciamani and R. Sorrentino

15:10 – 15:30
RF-MEMS Tunable PIFA Antenna

G. Chaabane, C. Guines, M. Chatras, V. Madrangeas, L. Huitema, C. Decroze and P. Blondy



15:30 - 15:50
Coffee Break

15:50 - 17:30
TECHNICAL SESSIONS
Micro-machining, mm-wave and THz circuits and Applications TuN
Room: Master Room
Chair: Joachim Oberhammer
Co-Chair: Antoni Barlabé

15:50 –16:10
RF-MEMS switched W-band mm-wave passive imaging system in a 0.13µm SiGe BiCMOS technology

A. Strodl, S. Tolunay, V. Valenta, M. Kaynak, S. Reyaz, R. Johnson, W. Winkler, R. Malmqvist and H. Schumacher

16:10 –16:30
Micromachined-waveguide integrated 3.3bit 500-600 GHz RF MEMS phase shifter

U. Shah, E. Decrossas, C. Jung-Kubiak, Th. Reck, G. Chattopadhyay, I. Mehdi and J. Oberhammer

16:30 – 16:50
Fabrication of a Rectangular Micro Coaxial Line

F. David, P. Blondy, M. Chatras and C. Dalmay

16:50 – 17:10
Tunable Metamaterial Acting as THz Modulator by Employing Bent-beam Electrothermal Actuators

A. X. Lalas, N. V. Kantartzis and T. D. Tsiboukis

17:10 – 17:30
RF MEMS Switch for Modulated Backscatter Communication

M. Gaitzsch, S. Voigt, S. Haas, S. Kurth and T. Gessner



Wednesday, July,1
RF-MST CLUSTER WORKSHOP



08:00 - 09:00
Registration

09:00 - 09:10
Opening and Welcoming Address:
Francisco J. Ibáñez (DG-CNECT) and Fabio Coccetti (LAAS-CNRS / Elemca)
WeMR
Room: Master Room
09:10 - 09:40
Presentation of hosting institution (UPC):
The commitment of UPC in European Research Projects
Prof. F.Orejas, Vice-Rector for Research Policy ( UPC)
WeMR
Room: Master Room
09:40 - 10:20
RF-MEMS: Keynote Speaker
WeMP
Room: Master Room
Chair: Fabio Coccetti

“RF-MEMS In Space: The MEMO Project”
P. Blondy

10:20 - 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:45
Morning talks
WeMP
Room: Master Room
Chair: Lluís Pradell

10:45 - 11:15
NANO RF: Exploration of the potential of 45nm CMOS for Analog/RF applications

A. Ziaei

11:15 - 11:45
EPAMO: Energy-efficient Piezo-MEMS tunable RF front-end Antenna systems for MObile devices

T. Lisec

11:45 - 12:15
DOTSEVEN: Towards 0.7 Terahertz Silicon Germanium Heterojunction Bipolar Technology

K. Aufinger

12:15 - 12:45
M3TERA: Micromachined Terahertz Systems-a new Heterogeneous Integration Platform Enabling the Commercialization of the THz Frequency Spectrum

J. Oberhammer


12:45 - 14:00
Lunch Break

14:00 - 15:30
Afternoon talks I
WeAP
Room: Master Room
Chair: Fabio Coccetti

14:00 - 14:30
TWEETHER: Travelling Wave based W-band Wireless Networks with High Data Rate, Distribution, Spectrum and Energy Efficiency

R. Vilar Mateo

14:30 - 15:00
NANOTEC: Nanostructured materials and RF-MEMS RFIC/MMIC technologies for highly adaptive and reliable RF systems

A. Ziaei

15:00 - 15:30
MERCURE: Micro- and nanotechnologies based on wide band gap materials for future communication and sensing systems

A. Ziaei

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30
Afternoon talks II
WeAP
Room: Master Room
Chair: Lluís Pradell

16:00 - 16:30
iBROW: Innovative ultra-BROadband ubiquitous Wireless communications through terahertz transceivers

L. Pessoa

16:30 - 17:00
TWIST: Terahertz Wireless Information Systems and Technologies

X. Yu

17:00 - 17:30
TERASENSE: TERAhertz Technology for Electromagnetic Sensing Applications (Spanish MICINN-CONSOLIDER Program)

J. Romeu


17:30 - 18:00
Discussion-Conclusions
Francisco J. Ibáñez (DG-CNECT) and Fabio Coccetti (LAAS-CNRS / Elemca)