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Analysis of Thickness and Quality Factor of a Double Paddle Oscillator at Room Temperature

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Author(s)

Hamza Shakeel, Joshua M. Pomeroy, Thomas Metcalf

Abstract

In this paper, we evaluate the quality (Q) factor and the resonance frequency of a double paddle oscillator (DPO) with different thickness using analytical, computational and experimental methods. The study is carried out for the 2nd anti-symmetric resonance mode that provides extremely high experimental Q factors on the order of 10^5. The results show that both the Q factor and the resonance frequency of a DPO increase with the thickness at room temperature.
Citation
Proceedings of the IEEE

Keywords

double paddle oscillator, resonator, mass, finite element

Citation

Shakeel, H. , Pomeroy, J. and Metcalf, T. (2017), Analysis of Thickness and Quality Factor of a Double Paddle Oscillator at Room Temperature, Proceedings of the IEEE, [online], https://doi.org/10.1109/ICSENS.2016.7808783, https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=921639 (Accessed January 22, 2022)
Created January 8, 2017, Updated October 12, 2021