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Title: Monolithic MAX phase ternary alloys for sliding electrical contacts

Abstract

The present invention relates to monolithic structures for use as an electrical contact. In particular, these structures are formed from a laminate alloy, which in turn is composed of a M.sub.n+1AX.sub.n compound. Electrical contact assemblies and electrical components having such contacts are also described herein. In some example, such monolithic structures display increased wear resistance, which is useful for sliding electrical contacts.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1501510
Patent Number(s):
10,199,788
Application Number:
15/153,453
Assignee:
National Technology & Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2016 May 12
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Argibay, Nicolas, and Scharf, Thomas. Monolithic MAX phase ternary alloys for sliding electrical contacts. United States: N. p., 2019. Web.
Argibay, Nicolas, & Scharf, Thomas. Monolithic MAX phase ternary alloys for sliding electrical contacts. United States.
Argibay, Nicolas, and Scharf, Thomas. Tue . "Monolithic MAX phase ternary alloys for sliding electrical contacts". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1501510.
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