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This paper presents an RF MEMS tunable capacitor that achieves an excellent power-handling property with relatively low actuation voltage. The tunable capacitor consists of two fixed MIM (Metal-Insulator-Metal) capacitors and two MEMS capacitor elements, all connected in series. This quadruple series capacitor (QSC) structure enables reduction of the actuation voltage without sacrificing the power-handling capability, since the MIM capacitor reduces the RF voltage amplitude applied to the MEMS capacitors. The measured result demonstrates +36 dBm hot-switching at 85°C with 21V pull-in voltage.