BackUniversity of Waterloo – Centre for Integrated Radio Frequency Engineering
c/o Raafat R. Mansour, Director
Electical and Computer Engineering Department
200 University Avenue West
Phone: 519-888-4567 ext. 35780
Assets And Services
Micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) design and layout tools, R&D collaboration. The focus of the CIRFE's research activities is on emerging RF technologies, including RF micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), miniature radio-frequency identification (RFID), wireless intelligent systems, filters and multiplexers, superconductivity, novel materials, computer-aided circuit diagnosis, simulation and modelling. The uniqueness of the CIRFE lies in its ability to integrate various RF technologies and in its wide range of capabilities, which include research, development, modelling, design, fabrication, packaging and testing.
Advanced Sensing, Internet of Things
Passive and active RFIDs, Miniature antennas, Micro generators, Wireless sensors.
Product Testing and Materials Characterisation
The Centre for Integrated RF Engineering (CIRFE) houses a class 10,000 clean room and a characterization laboratory for RF devices.
Micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS): RF MEMS switches, Switch matrices, Varactors, Micromachined filters, Micromachined antennas, Phase shifters, Adaptive MEMS-based RF & optical systems, MEMS packaging.
tool and machinery design and/or production
Micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS) design and layout tools.
Prototyping and design
Concept, multi-user microfabrication process for industries, universities and government agencies offered at the University of Waterloo.
Other product development, design or innovation support services, assets or capabilities not listed above