Joachim Oberhammer

Associate professor, Radio-frequency microsystems, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Membership period 2014–2019

Radio-frequency microsystems, or radio-frequency micro-electromechanical systems, are miniaturized electrical components with small mechanically moving parts of micrometer to millimeter dimensions, which are interacting with radio-frequency signals up to terahertz frequencies and provide near ideal electrical properties. Such RF micro-electromechanical components find a wide range of applications including telecommunication, radar technology, remote sensing, medical diagnosis, security and space applications and are, for instance, used in mobile phones for tuning the antenna. 

Joachim Oberhammer


Born: 1976
Family: girlfriend and a daughter.
Interests: traditional Japanese culture especially, chado (Japanese tea ceremony), yoga, outdoor life,
model airplanes.

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