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BEAM
• Proprietary alloys
• High temperature capable
• Decades of life

CONTACT
• Low resistance
• Billions of operations
• No stiction

GATE
• Electrostatic = low power
• No charging

FROM UNIT CELL TO CELL ARRAY
Simple cell design makes it very small – 50μm x 50μm – and easy to pack in dozens or hundreds of switches on a die.

SCALABLE PRODUCTS
Configurable in series and/or parallel designs to create an infinite number of product configurations.

UNPRECEDENTED CURRENT DENSITY
Over 400 independent unit cells to create a miniaturized 10A array package.

SMART POWER RELAY
The world first miniaturized smart power relay is enabled by the Ideal Switch. Featuring, low profile, low power consumption, monitoring, and smart control.

NEXT-GENERATION POWER APPLICATIONS
Reductions in size and total cost of ownership, enable economical deployment of next generation distributed power applications.

HOW IT WORKS

The Ideal Switch for power.

Every material and every part of the Ideal Switch “Unit-Cell” is optimized for its specific job.

BEAM
• Proprietary alloys
• High temperature capable
• Decades of life

CONTACT
• Low resistance
• Billions of operations
• No stiction

GATE
• Electrostatic = low power
• No charging

FROM UNIT CELL TO CELL ARRAY
Simple cell design makes it very small – 50μm x 50μm – and easy to pack in dozens or hundreds of switches on a die.

SCALABLE PRODUCTS
Configurable in series and/or parallel designs to create an infinite number of product configurations.

UNPRECEDENTED CURRENT DENSITY
Over 400 independent unit cells to create a miniaturized 10A array package.

SMART POWER RELAY
The world first miniaturized smart power relay is enabled by the Ideal Switch. Featuring, low profile, low power consumption, monitoring, and smart control.

NEXT-GENERATION POWER APPLICATIONS
Reductions in size and total cost of ownership, enable economical deployment of next generation distributed power applications.

BEAM
• Proprietary alloys
• High temperature capable
• Decades of life

CONTACT
• Low resistance
• Billions of operations
• No stiction

GATE
• Electrostatic = low power
• No charging

FROM UNIT CELL TO CELL ARRAY
Simple cell design makes it very small – 50μm x 50μm – and easy to pack in dozens or hundreds of switches on a die.

SCALABLE PRODUCTS
Configurable in series and/or parallel designs to create an infinite number of product configurations.

UNPRECEDENTED CURRENT DENSITY
Over 400 independent unit cells to create a miniaturized 10A array package.

SMART POWER RELAY
The world first miniaturized smart power relay is enabled by the Ideal Switch. Featuring, low profile, low power consumption, monitoring, and smart control.

NEXT-GENERATION POWER APPLICATIONS
Reductions in size and total cost of ownership, enable economical deployment of next generation distributed power applications.

Beneath the glass.

Combining semiconductor manufacturing with a micro-mechanical actuator, the Ideal Switch air-gap achieves practically infinite isolation when OFF, and close to Zero Ω when ON. This combination creates the unique properties of the Ideal Switch:
Carries AC/DC and RF
Linear performance from DC to > 50 GHz
Switches at <10μs
Performs reliably >3 Billion times
Negligible resistance eliminates the need for bulky, heavy heatsinks
Transistor

Application-specific configurations

Core Switch
Simplest, smallest building block for power or RF applications.
Switch with Integrated Controls
Integrated controllers for high channel counts reduce need for external components.
Switch-based Subsystems
Multiple switch die with additional functionality for higher-level switching subsystems.
RF System-on-Glass
Integrate passives and other structures directly on glass to create miniaturized RF subsystems.
“It looks like the 200 year-old electromechanical relay will be the next casualty of MEMS technology.”

KURT PETERSEN
ENTREPRENEUR, IEEE LIFE FELLOW,
“Mr. MEMS”

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Compare Ideal Switch performance to EM relays and SS switches.