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Positive TCR Resistor Disclosure Number: IPCOM000069137D
Original Publication Date: 1978-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-20

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Berndlmaier, E Dorler, J [+details]


As shown in Fig. 1, when a barrier layer, such as chrome, is not utilized between PtSi layer 10 and first level metal 11, such as aluminum, of the contacts 12 of a "P" diffused resistor body 13, the resistor without this barrier may exhibit a negative thermal coefficient of resistance (TCR).