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Message ID: 388     Entry time: Wed Aug 2 13:47:47 2017
Author: Zach 
Type: Electronics 
Category: Modeling 
Subject: Arm width Sweep 

2017-08-02

  • I ran a sweep of the width of the ESD arms. There appears to be a linear relationship across the modes except for mode 25. Mode 25 exhibits a very similar behavior as in the arm gap sweep. I realized that the abrupt change in direction (also noticeable in mode 14) is likely caused by the fact that the force profile is calculated as absolute value, there might be an exponential relationship that gets converted into that shape by the absolute value function. 

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