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Roughened Molybdenum Surface for Crack Free Electroless Nickel Plate

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051364D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Harvilchuck, JM Meister, WA Schmeckenbecher, AF [+details]

Abstract

Intrinsic tensile stresses in nickel layers on molybdenum land areas on ceramic substrates are reduced by forming the nickel layer on a roughened molybdenum surface, as illustrated in Fig. 2.