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Micromechanisms with floating pivot

United States Patent

March 6, 2001
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A new class of tilting micromechanical mechanisms have been developed. These new mechanisms use floating pivot structures to relieve some of the problems encountered in the use of solid flexible pivots.
Garcia; Ernest J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
09/ 346,500
June 30, 1999
This invention was made with Government support under Contract DE-AC04-94DP85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.