LASER BRAZING CERAMICS TO METALS

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Navy
Amount:
$55,282.00
Award Year:
1990
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
n/a
Award Id:
12271
Agency Tracking Number:
12271
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Po Box 5487, San Bernardino, CA, 92412
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
David G Paquette
(714) 472-1231
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
A METHODOLOGY FOR JOINING RF OR IR DOME MATERIALS TO METALS BY LASER BRAZING WILL BE DEVELOPED AND DEMONSTRATED. THE APPROACH USED WILL AVOID THERMAL STRESS CRACKING OF THE CERAMIC DURING BRAZING BY MINIMIZING THE MASS OF MATERIAL THAT MUST BE HEATED TO BRAZING TEMPERATURE. BRAZING EXPERIMENT VARIABLES WILL INCLUDE SYSTEMATIC MODIFICATION OF THE METAL CONFIGURATION AS WELL AS THE LASER POWER AND HEATING TIME. FINITE ELEMENT THERMOSTRUCTURAL ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES WILL BE USED TO ASSIST IN SELECTION OF EXPERIMENTAL VARIABLES.

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