MEMS Relay and Switch Platform

Atomica’s MEMS relay and switch platform offers significant improvements in size, power, reliability and speed over incumbent relay technologies such as reed relays, electromechanical relays, and solid-state relays.

The world’s first scalable and configurable switching technology platform

Over the past decade, Atomica has perfected the contact metallurgy and the beam structure for high-performance, highly reliable MEMS relays and switches. These innovations serve as the basis for Atomica’s relay technology platform which can be customized for many applications.


  • Vehicular advanced driver-assistance systems
  • Charging and power switching in electric vehicles
  • Circuit protection


  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Drug infusion systems
  • Cardiac monitors

Consumer goods

  • Cell phones and personal appliances
  • Audio/video entertainment systems
  • Home automation and IoT

Electrical power

  • Battery management in personal devices
  • Electrical transmission and distribution networks
  • Photovoltaics and wind turbines


  • Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
  • Lighting and power management
  • Security and emergency response


  • Microwave and cellular networks
  • First-responder radio systems
  • Satellite transmission of voice, data, and video


  • Airplane flight controls
  • Marine navigation systems
  • Railroad routing


  • Robotics and motor control
  • Materials management
  • Conveyors and automated storage

Atomica’s MEMS Relay Platform

Atomica has perfected a MEMS ohmic contact relay, which is highly configurable for RF and high-power DC applications (up to 40A and above). Atomica has succeeded where many companies have failed by creating an extremely small switching technology platform that is manufacturable, scalable, and capable of the highest current density of any switch in the world — over one amp through our switches unit cell (a component only 1mm x 1mm in size).

Our MEMS Relay Platform provides the following advantages:

  • Highly reliable single crystal silicon beam
  • Highest current density switch in the world by a factor of 10x
  • Low contact resistance
  • Billion+ cycles of reliability
  • Ultra-small size
  • Load Impedence Independent
  • Ultra-low-power consumption
  • Hot switching capable
  • Built-in circuit breaker / over-current protection
  • Scalable and configurable
  • Switching speed: < 10 μs

Eval Boards Now Available:

DC Eval Board (4xSPST)

RF Eval Board (4xSPST)

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