History of early investigations on contacts

  • Ragnar Holm


The multitude of references that one finds in the preceding chapters signify a great number of historical reports. They concern results of research which has directly contributed to the present knowledge of the theory of contacts. We shall now review the efforts and achievements of the pioneers, not dwelling upon all details of the contact theory, but paying particular attention to the concept of contact resistance.


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1958

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ragnar Holm
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  1. 1.St. MarysUSA

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