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Title:
SYSTEM BASED ON BISTABLE MICROELECTROMECHANICAL SYSTEM, ITS OPERATING METHOD AND ITS MANUFACTURING METHOD
Document Type and Number:
Japanese Patent JP2004025437
Kind Code:
A
Abstract:

To improve flexibility of design and manufacturability in a bistable system.

A bistable microelectromechanical system (MEMS) based system 100 comprises a micromachined beam 110 having a first stable state, in which the beam 110 is substantially stress-free and has a specified non-linear shape, and a second stable state. The curved shape of the beam 110 may comprise a simple curve or a compound curve. In embodiments, the boundary conditions 112 for the beam 110 are fixed boundary conditions, bearing boundary conditions, spring boundary conditions, or a combination thereof.


Inventors:
Kubby, Joel A.
Yang, Fuqian
MA, Jun
German, Kristine A.
Gulvin, Peter M.
Application Number:
JP2003000129746
Publication Date:
January 29, 2004
Filing Date:
May 08, 2003
Export Citation:
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Assignee:
XEROX CORP
International Classes:
G02B26/08; B81B3/00; G02B6/35; H01H57/00; H01H59/00; (IPC1-7): B81B3/00; G02B26/08
Domestic Patent References:
JP2002116388A
JP2001116159A
JP2001341314A
JP2000090802A
JP2001518677A
JPS4851157A
Foreign References:
US6360033B1
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
吉田 研二
石田 純



 
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