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United States Patent Application

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This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus associated with an electrostatically driven graphene speaker. In one aspect, a device includes a graphene membrane, a first frame on a first side of the graphene membrane, and a second frame on a second side of the graphene membrane. The first frame and the second frame both include substantially circular open regions that define a substantially circular portion of the graphene membrane. A first electrode is proximate the first side of the circular portion of the graphene membrane. A second electrode proximate the second side of the circular portion of the graphene membrane.
Zhou, Qin (Fremont, CA), Zettl, Alexander (Kensington, CA)
14/ 737,903
June 12, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT [0002] This invention was made with government support under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy, under Grant No. N00014-09-1066 awarded by the Office of Naval Research, and under Grant No. EEC-083819 awarded by the National Science Foundation. The government has certain rights in this invention.