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Electrodeposition of biaxially textured layers on a substrate

United States Patent

8,586,506
November 19, 2013
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Electro-deposition of Bi-axial Textured Layers on a Substrate
Methods of producing one or more biaxially textured layer on a substrate, and articles produced by the methods, are disclosed. An exemplary method may comprise electrodepositing on the substrate a precursor material selected from the group consisting of rare earths, transition metals, actinide, lanthanides, and oxides thereof. An exemplary article (150) may comprise a biaxially textured base material (130), and at least one biaxially textured layer (110) selected from the group consisting of rare earths, transition metals, actinides, lanthanides, and oxides thereof. The at least one biaxially textured layer (110) is formed by electrodeposition on the biaxially textured base material (130).
Bhattacharya; Raghu N. (Littleton, CO), Phok; Sovannary (Lakewood, CO), Spagnol; Priscila (Boulder, CO), Chaudhuri; Tapas (Lakewood, CO)
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
11/ 817,452
20100167084
August 1, 2005
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN The United States Government has rights in this invention under Contract No. DE-AC36-99GO10337 between the United States Department of Energy and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a Division of the Midwest Research Institute.