Accession Number : ADD008736

Title :   Gold Based Compounds for Electrical Contact Materials.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Desai,Jaydev D

Report Date : 27 Apr 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : Gold-based intermetallic compounds suitable as a contact material for electrical contacts are presented. The gold-based electrical compounds are selected from a group consisting of Au4In, Au10Sn, and AuPd or from intermetallic compounds having an ordered hexagonal crystal structure and of the type AunX where n is at least 3. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Electric contacts, *Gold compounds, *Intermetallic compounds, Materials, Indium compounds, Tin compounds, Lead compounds, Crystal structure, Inventions

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE