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Electrowetting cell and method of manufacturing an electrowetting cell

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Publication number
WO2005109073A3
WO2005109073A3 PCT/IB2005/051438 IB2005051438W WO2005109073A3 WO 2005109073 A3 WO2005109073 A3 WO 2005109073A3 IB 2005051438 W IB2005051438 W IB 2005051438W WO 2005109073 A3 WO2005109073 A3 WO 2005109073A3
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Prior art keywords
cell
wall
electrowetting
outer
provided
Prior art date
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PCT/IB2005/051438
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French (fr)
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WO2005109073A2 (en )
Inventor
Johannus W Weekamp
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Koninkl Philips Electronics Nv
Johannus W Weekamp
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    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B26/00Optical devices or arrangements using movable or deformable optical elements for controlling the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light, e.g. switching, gating, modulating
    • G02B26/004Optical devices or arrangements using movable or deformable optical elements for controlling the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light, e.g. switching, gating, modulating based on a displacement or a deformation of a fluid
    • G02B26/005Optical devices or arrangements using movable or deformable optical elements for controlling the intensity, colour, phase, polarisation or direction of light, e.g. switching, gating, modulating based on a displacement or a deformation of a fluid based on electrowetting
    • GPHYSICS
    • G02OPTICS
    • G02BOPTICAL ELEMENTS, SYSTEMS, OR APPARATUS
    • G02B3/00Simple or compound lenses
    • G02B3/12Fluid-filled or evacuated lenses
    • G02B3/14Fluid-filled or evacuated lenses of variable focal length

Abstract

The electrowetting cell (15) comprises an outer wall (90) and an inner wall (80), said outer wall (90) being provided with extensions (85,86) extending on opposing sides of the inner wall (80). The cell (15) is further provided with a membrane (45) for volume expansion and is sealed through an electroplated layer (95).
PCT/IB2005/051438 2004-05-07 2005-05-03 Electrowetting cell and method of manufacturing an electrowetting cell WO2005109073A3 (en)

Priority Applications (4)

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EP04101996 2004-05-07
EP04101996.9 2004-05-07
EP04105940 2004-11-19
EP04105940.3 2004-11-19

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EP20050733790 EP1747490A2 (en) 2004-05-07 2005-05-03 Electrowetting cell and method of manufacturing an electrowetting cell
US11568734 US20070163876A1 (en) 2004-05-07 2005-05-03 Electrowetting cell and method of manufacturing an electrowetting cell
JP2007512645A JP2007536592A (en) 2004-05-07 2005-05-03 Method of manufacturing an electrowetting cell and electrowetting cells

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WO2005109073A3 true true WO2005109073A3 (en) 2006-03-16

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EP (1) EP1747490A2 (en)
JP (1) JP2007536592A (en)
KR (1) KR20070015189A (en)
WO (1) WO2005109073A3 (en)

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Title
BERGE B ET AL: "Variable focal lens controlled by an external voltage: an application of electrowetting", EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL E. SOFT MATTER, EDP SCIENCES, IT, vol. 3, no. 2, October 2000 (2000-10-01), pages 159 - 163, XP002285977, ISSN: 1292-8941 *
PATENT ABSTRACTS OF JAPAN vol. 2002, no. 10 10 October 2002 (2002-10-10) *

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WO2005109073A2 (en) 2005-11-17 application
JP2007536592A (en) 2007-12-13 application
US20070163876A1 (en) 2007-07-19 application
KR20070015189A (en) 2007-02-01 application
EP1747490A2 (en) 2007-01-31 application

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