The nonlinear response of an electrostatically actuated cantilever beam microresonator sensor for mass detection is investigated. The excitation is near the natural frequency. A first order fringe correction of the electrostatic force, viscous damping, and Casimir effect are included in the model. The dynamics of the resonator is investigated using the Reduced Order Model (ROM) method, based on Galerkin procedure. Steady-state motions are found. Numerical results for uniform microresonators with mass deposition and without are reported.

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