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Micromechanical Threshold Temperature Sensor

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000070233D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-21

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Petersen, KE [+details]

Abstract

A micromechanical threshold temperature sensor 10 is shown in the figure. The sensor 10 has an electrode in the form of a cantilever beam 12 which is an insulating membrane, such as SiO(2), coated with a relatively thin metal, for example, Cr-Au, layer. The beam 12 has a plated gold end metal portion 14.