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Title: Packaging a liquid metal ESD with micro-scale Mercury droplet.

Abstract

A liquid metal ESD is being developed to provide electrical switching at different acceleration levels. The metal will act as both proof mass and electric contact. Mercury is chosen to comply with operation parameters. There are many challenges surrounding the deposition and containment of micro scale mercury droplets. Novel methods of micro liquid transfer are developed to deliver controllable amounts of mercury to the appropriate channels in volumes under 1 uL. Issues of hermetic sealing and avoidance of mercury contamination are also addressed.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1088095
Report Number(s):
SAND2011-7180
392312
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Barnard, Casey Anderson. Packaging a liquid metal ESD with micro-scale Mercury droplet.. United States: N. p., 2011. Web. doi:10.2172/1088095.
Barnard, Casey Anderson. Packaging a liquid metal ESD with micro-scale Mercury droplet.. United States. doi:10.2172/1088095.
Barnard, Casey Anderson. Mon . "Packaging a liquid metal ESD with micro-scale Mercury droplet.". United States. doi:10.2172/1088095. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1088095.
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abstractNote = {A liquid metal ESD is being developed to provide electrical switching at different acceleration levels. The metal will act as both proof mass and electric contact. Mercury is chosen to comply with operation parameters. There are many challenges surrounding the deposition and containment of micro scale mercury droplets. Novel methods of micro liquid transfer are developed to deliver controllable amounts of mercury to the appropriate channels in volumes under 1 uL. Issues of hermetic sealing and avoidance of mercury contamination are also addressed.},
doi = {10.2172/1088095},
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place = {United States},
year = {2011},
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