PZFlex 2017 Release

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PZFlex is proud to announce the launch of PZFlex 2017, the latest release of the market-leading piezoelectric and ultrasound simulation package. PZFlex 2017 is the first choice for engineers designing piezoelectric devices like MEMS fingerprint sensors, FBARs and SAWs for RF Filters, medical imaging systems using PMUTs and CMUTs, 4D-imaging sensor heads and high-intensity focused ultrasound transducers. Like previous generations …

Five Tips for Better Optimization

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Optimization is a powerful tool, allowing engineers to discover better designs quickly and efficiently. Here, we look at 5 tips to ensure that your optimization studies yield the best possible results in a short timeframe. Tip #1: Simplify the simulation as much as possible In order to explore a large number of designs it’s important that the simulations are as …

Simulating Lateral Modes in FBARs

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Simulating FBARs has long been seen as a challenging subject due to their inherent electromechanical coupling and their relatively large acoustic size. PZFlex allows full 3D models of these devices to be simulated in the time domain, providing a full spectrum of results from a single model. The linked presentation illustrates what can be obtained from 1D, 2D and 3D …

WEBINAR: Optimizing FBAR Designs with FEA Using PZFlex

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Please join us Thursday August 24th for a free webinar: Optimizing FBAR Designs with FEA Using PZFlex. The webinar will take place from 2-3PM Eastern U.S. time. Dr Andrew Tweedie will lead the webinar. Click here to register for the webinar How to Optimize FBARs Using PZFlex Rapid growth in the mobile communication market coupled with the desire for continual …

WEBINAR: How to Optimize a PMUT Fingerprint Sensor Using PZFlex

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Please join us on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 for a free webinar: How to Optimize a PMUT Fingerprint Sensor Using PZFlex. The webinar will take place from 2PM to 3PM Eastern U.S. time. Gerry Harvey, PhD., will lead the webinar. Click here to register for the webinar How to Optimize a PMUT Fingerprint Sensor Using PZFlex Recently, Piezoelectric Micromachined Ultrasonic …

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Press Release: Thornton Tomasetti Spins out PZFlex, a Global Leader in Finite Element Analysis Simulation Software

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17th, 2017 Thornton Tomasetti Spins out PZFlex, a Global Leader in Finite Element Analysis Simulation Software Cupertino, CA, USA – Thornton Tomasetti, an international engineering, design, and analysis services company, announces the strategic spinout of its PZFlex business unit. PZFlex, developed by the Weidlinger Applied Science practice, is now PZFlex LLC, headquartered in Cupertino, CA, USA, …