Diffusion bonding of gold
Gold has a low modulus and does not form an oxide skin when heated in the air. Added to this is its rapid self-diffusion characteristic and these three properties together make this metal suitable for joining gold to gold. This paper presents a summary of a practical diffusion-bonding method for making such joints.
KeywordsDiffusion Bonding Gold Wire Gallium Nitride Epoxy Adhesive Failed Bond
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