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Mark W Miles: Photonic mems and structures. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, November 18, 2003: US06650455 (680 worldwide citation)

An interference modulator (Imod) incorporates anti-reflection coatings and/or micro-fabricated supplemental lighting sources. An efficient drive scheme is provided for matrix addressed arrays of IMods or other micromechanical devices. An improved color scheme provides greater flexibility. Electronic ...


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Mark W Miles: Interferometric modulation of radiation. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 20, 2004: US06680792 (669 worldwide citation)

An Interferometric Modulator (IMod) is a microelectromechanical device for modulating light using interference. The colors of these devices may be determined in a spatial fashion, and their inherent color shift may be compensated for using several optical compensation mechanisms. Brightness, address ...


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Clarence Chui, Mark W Miles: Microelectromechanical systems device and method for fabricating same. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, June 3, 2003: US06574033 (621 worldwide citation)

One aspect of the invention provides a method for fabricating a microelectromechanical systems device. The method comprises fabricating an array of first elements, each first element conforming to a first geometry; fabricating at least one array of second elements, each second element conforming to ...


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Mark W Miles: Method for fabricating a structure for a microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 21, 2004: US06794119 (538 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a microfabrication process which may be used to manufacture a MEMS device. The process comprises depositing one or a stack of layers on a base layer, said one layer or an uppermost layer in said stack of layers being a sacrificial layer; patterning said one or a stack of layer ...


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Mark W Miles, Clarence Chui: Controlling micro-electro-mechanical cavities. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 23, 2004: US06710908 (490 worldwide citation)

Among other things, a cavity having a cavity dimension is configured so that the cavity dimension changes in response to electrostatic forces applied to the cavity, and at least two electrical structures are configured to apply electrostatic forces in the vicinity of the cavity, the electrical struc ...


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Manish Kothari, Clarence Chui: Hermetic seal and method to create the same. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 8, 2003: US06589625 (447 worldwide citation)

An electronic display screen is created by processing a mirror on a substrate glass. A back plate glass is then placed on top of the substrate glass and sealed to the back plate glass. A hermetic seal that includes an adhesive mixed with zeolites is disclosed. The hermetic seal can seal the back pla ...


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Mark W Miles: Device having a light-absorbing mask and a method for fabricating same. Iridigm Display Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 25, 2004: US06741377 (427 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for fabricating an optical device comprising at least one optical component formed on a transparent substrate. The method comprises determining an area of the substrate that is to be light-absorbing; and fabricating a light-absorbing mask on the determined area prior ...


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Miles Mark W: A device having a light-absorbing mask a method for fabricating same. Iridigm Display Corporation, MALLIE Michael J, January 15, 2004: WO/2004/006003 (128 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method for fabricating an optical device comprising at least one optical component formed on a transparent substrate. The method comprises determining an area of the substrate that is to be light­absorbing; and fabricating a light-absorbing mask on the determined area prior ...


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Miles Mark W, Batey John, Chui Clarence, Kothari Manish: Controlling electromechanical behavior of structures within a microelectromechanical systems device. Iridigm Display Corporation, Miles Mark W, Batey John, Chui Clarence, Kothari Manish, MALLIE Michael J, April 1, 2004: WO/2004/026757 (99 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the invention provides a method for fabricating a microelectromechanical system device. The method comprises fabricating a first layer (14) comprising a film (14) having a characteristic electromechanical response, and a characteristic optical response, wherein the characteristic ...