MICRO-712 / 2 credits

Teacher(s): Villanueva Torrijo Luis Guillermo, Plesski Victor

Language: English

Remark: March 1-13: Self-paced videos & lecture notes / March 14-18: Q&A sessions / Week of March 21: Oral exam


Only this year


Course dealing with the design and fabrication of fundamental components of smart phones front-end communication (filters, duplexers, quadplexers).



Invited Speaker: Victor Plessky


SAW, FBAR, Electromechanics, Electroacoustics, Filters, RF

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Knowledge of basic physics (oscillations, waves, diffraction, alternative currents, impedance) and math (matrixes, linear diff. equations, complex variables) is required. Knowledge of Scaling laws and Microfabrication is recommended.



[1] D. Royer, E. Dieulesaint, Elastic waves in solids, Springer, 2000
[2] Ken-Ya Hashimoto, SAW Devices in Telecommunications: Modelling and Simulation, Springer, Apr 2013.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Number of places: 30
  • Exam form: Term paper (session free)
  • Subject examined: Piezoelectric bulk and surface acoustic devices
  • Lecture: 25 Hour(s)

Reference week