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Diffusion bonding of gold

Abstract

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.

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Humpston, G., Baker, S.J. Diffusion bonding of gold. Gold Bull 31, 131–132 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03214778

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Keywords

  • Diffusion Bonding
  • Gold Wire
  • Gallium Nitride
  • Epoxy Adhesive
  • Failed Bond