Out-of-plane continuous electrowetting actuation of liquid metal

Out-of-plane continuous electrowetting actuation of liquid metal

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Liquid metal is actuated against the force of gravity using low-voltage, low-power continuous electrowetting. The liquid metal moves from a lower reservoir to an upper reservoir, a distance of 12 mm, in 1.66 s. This demonstrates that the electrokinetic actuation of liquid metal is not limited to two-dimensional movement.


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