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  • electrocapillarity modulator

A type of optical modulator with potential application in optical switching and displays, in which applied voltage causes a change of interfacial tension between mercury and an electrolyte, varying the radius of the mirrorlike surface of the mercury and thus the amount of light reflected by it.
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