A Study of the Formation of Palladium-Oxides Caused by Mechanical Switching Actions

Makoto HASEGAWA  Koichiro SAWA  Kunio MIYACHI  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS (1976-1990)   Vol.E72   No.4   pp.296-298
Publication Date: 1989/04/25
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Print ISSN: 0000-0000
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue on 1989 Spring National Convention IEICE)
Category: Components and Materials

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In this letter the formation of palladium-oxides on AgPd 70 and AgPd50 contacts caused by mechanical switching actions is reported. Further, palladium-oxides are found to show non-linearity of contact resistance when contact potential drop gets over about 0.3 V.