Patent Number: 7,612,933

Title: Microelectromechanical device with spacing layer

Abstract: An interferometric modulating device is provided with a spacing layer positioned between the fixed reflector and the electrode. The spacing layer prevents shorting between the movable reflector and the electrode and provides a filtering cavity to improve color saturation.

Inventors: Djordjev; Kostadin (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc.

International Classification: G02B 26/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/03/02017