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Stable nanocrystalline metal alloy coatings with ultra-low wear

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10,763,000
September 1, 2020
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The present invention relates to metal coatings and methods thereof. In certain embodiments, the invention relates to ultra-low wear noble metal alloys, such as for use in electrical contact coatings.
15/968,618
May 1, 2018
1/1;
C23C 30/00 (20060101); C23C 14/14 (20060101); C22C 5/02 (20060101); C23C 14/58 (20060101); C23C 28/02 (20060101); C23C 14/18 (20060101); C23C 14/00 (20060101); C23C 28/00 (20060101); C22C 5/00 (20060101); H01B 1/02 (20060101); B32B 15/01 (20060101); C22C 5/04 (20060101); C23C 14/16 (20060101); H01B 13/00 (20060101); C23C 14/35 (20060101);
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-NA0003525 awarded by the United States Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration. The Government has certain rights in the invention.