Global Patent Index - EP 1846795 A1

EP 1846795 A1 2007-10-24 - MEM DEVICES HAVING CHARGE INDUCED VIA FOCUSED BEAM TO ENTER DIFFERENT STATES

Title (en)

MEM DEVICES HAVING CHARGE INDUCED VIA FOCUSED BEAM TO ENTER DIFFERENT STATES

Title (de)

MEM-BAUSTEINE MIT ÜBER FOKUSSIERTEN STRAHL ZUM EINTRITT IN VERSCHIEDENE ZUSTÄNDE INDUZIERTER LADUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIFS MEM PRESENTANT UNE CHARGE INDUITE PAR UN FAISCEAU FOCALISE POUR ENTRER DANS DIVERS ETATS

Publication

EP 1846795 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 05712968 A

Priority

US 2005003727 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO2006085860A1] An apparatus of one embodiment of the invention is disclosed that includes a number of micro-electromechanical (MEM) devices, a charge source, and at least one discharge path. Each MEM device has a plurality of different states based on a charge induced thereon. The charge source is to induce the charge thereon such that the MEM devices each enter one of the states. The at least one discharge paths are for the plurality of MEM devices, and along which the charge induced thereon is dischargeable.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

G02B 26/08 (2006.01); H04N 5/74 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

G02B 26/0841 (2013.01); G02B 26/0833 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 2006085860A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

DE GB

EPO simple patent family

WO 2006085860 A1 20060817; EP 1846795 A1 20071024

INPADOC legal status


2008-05-21 [18W] APPLICATION WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20080410

2008-05-14 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2008-05-14 [RBV] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES (CORRECTION)

- Designated State(s): DE GB

2008-02-13 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: RADOMINSKI, GEORGE

2008-02-13 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: SHREVE, ROBERT W.

2008-02-13 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: VAN NICE, HAROLD LEE

2008-02-13 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: HANSON, STEVE P.

2008-02-13 [RIN1] INVENTOR CHANGED BEFORE GRANT

- Inventor name: EMERY, TIMOTHY R.

2007-10-24 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20070815

2007-10-24 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): DE GB