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Bidirectional optical switch based on electrowetting
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10.1063/1.4807285
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FIG. 1.

Schematic structure of the proposed optical switch and the operation mechanism. (a) Initiate state. (b) Applied voltage to the right side.

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FIG. 2.

Electric field distribution of the device. (a) Applied voltage to the left side. (b) Applied voltage to the right side.

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FIG. 3.

Fabrication procedure of the proposed device. (a) Prepared PDMS substrate. (b) Coated SU-8 and Teflon on the left and right electrodes. (c) Electrodes inset into the PDMS substrate. (d) Stacking PMMA structure to the PDMS substrate. (e) Chamber filled with two liquids.

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FIG. 4.

Results of the droplet moving. (a) Applied voltage to left side. (b) Initiate state. (c) Applied voltage to right side (enhanced online). [URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4807285.1]doi: 10.1063/1.4807285.1.

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FIG. 5.

Traveling distance of the droplet when we apply voltages to the ITO electrodes.

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FIG. 6.

Setup of the device and the results of the experiment. (a) Setup of the device. (b) Initiate state. (c) Applied voltage to left side. (d) Applied voltage to right side (enhanced online). [URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4807285.2]doi: 10.1063/1.4807285.2.

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FIG. 7.

Optical attenuation with respect to external voltage of the device.

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Response time of the proposed device.

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Scitation: Bidirectional optical switch based on electrowetting
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aip/journal/jap/113/19/10.1063/1.4807285
10.1063/1.4807285
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