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Gold Bulletin

, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp 74–81 | Cite as

Gold alloys for precision resistances

  • A. S. Darling
Open Access
Article

Abstract

The great stability of gold alloys makes them an ideal basis for the development of precision resistance wires, both for standard resistors in high-accuracy measuring instruments and for potentiometers where a high resistivity is required combined with a low temperature coefficient, low contact resistance and good wearing characteristics.

Keywords

Contact Resistance Temperature Coefficient Gold Alloy Positive Temperature Coefficient Resistance Alloy 
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© World Gold Council 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Darling
    • 1
  1. 1.Johnson Matthey & Co LimitedLondon

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