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Title:
LIQUID METAL SWITCH EMPLOYING ELECTROWETTING FOR ACTUATION AND ARCHITECTURES FOR IMPLEMENTING SAME
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO2006057780
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
An electronic switch (400) comprises a substrate (402) having a surface (416) and an embedded electrode (404), a droplet (410) of conductive liquid located over the embedded electrode (404), and a power source (414) configured to create an electric circuit including the droplet (410) of conductive liquid. The surface (416) comprises a feature (482) that determines a contact angle between the surface (416) and the droplet (410).

Inventors:
BEERLING TIMOTHY (US)
Application Number:
US2005039511W
Publication Date:
December 07, 2006
Filing Date:
October 31, 2005
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Assignee:
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
International Classes:
H01H57/00
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