US 9,810,963 B2
Seal and seal system for a layered device
Simon James Gauthier, Vancouver (CA); Andrew Koutsandreas, Vancouver (CA); Duhane Lam, Vancouver (CA); Jonathan Ross Sargent, Vancouver (CA); and Peter Alexander Von Hahn, Vancouver (CA)
Assigned to Switch Materials, Inc., Burnaby (CA)
Appl. No. 14/773,698
Filed by SWITCH MATERIALS INC., Burnaby (CA)
PCT Filed Mar. 6, 2014, PCT No. PCT/CA2014/000191
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Sep. 8, 2015,
PCT Pub. No. WO2014/134714, PCT Pub. Date Sep. 12, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/774,480, filed on Mar. 7, 2013.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/910,261, filed on Nov. 29, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2016/0033841 A1, Feb. 4, 2016
Int. Cl. G02F 1/15 (2006.01); G02F 1/07 (2006.01); G02F 1/161 (2006.01); G02F 1/1339 (2006.01); B23K 26/38 (2014.01); B23K 26/402 (2014.01); B23K 103/16 (2006.01)
CPC G02F 1/161 (2013.01) [B23K 26/38 (2013.01); B23K 26/402 (2013.01); G02F 1/1339 (2013.01); B23K 2203/172 (2015.10); G02F 2201/506 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A sealed film comprising:
a first and a second substrate, wherein the first and the second substrates are in an offset relationship so as to define an offset area of at least one of the first and second substrates;
a first and a second electrode disposed on the surface of at least one of the substrates;
a switching material disposed between the first and second substrates;
a first seal and a second seal, the first seal disposed along an edge of the switching material, separating the switching material from the second seal, wherein the second seal is disposed upon the offset area of the at least one of the first and second substrates.