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Surface control alloy substrates and methods of manufacture therefor

United States Patent

May 4, 2004
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Methods and articles for controlling the surface of an alloy substrate for deposition of an epitaxial layer. The invention includes the use of an intermediate layer to stabilize the substrate surface against oxidation for subsequent deposition of an epitaxial layer.
Fritzemeier; Leslie G. (Mendon, MA), Li; Qi (Marlborough, MA), Rupich; Martin W. (Framingham, MA), Thompson; Elliott D. (Coventry, RI), Siegal; Edward J. (Malden, MA), Thieme; Cornelis Leo Hans (Westborough, MA), Annavarapu; Suresh (Brookline, MA), Arendt; Paul N. (Los Alamos, NM), Foltyn; Stephen R. (Los Alamos, NM)
Electronic Power Research Institute, Incorporated (Palo Alto, CA), The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
09/ 616,570
July 14, 2000
This invention was made under Cooperative Agreement No. LA93STC10115 between American Superconductor Corporation and the Regents of the University of California which are in turn acting under Contract W-7405-ENG-36 with the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this Invention.