Interfacial bonding oxides for glass-ceramic-to-metal seals

Patent Number: 10,562,815
Issued: 2/18/2020
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Abstract: The present invention relates to structure including an interfacial seal between a glass-ceramic component and a metal component, as well as methods for forming such structures. In particular embodiments, the interfacial seal includes a metal oxide. Such interfacial seals can be beneficial for, e.g., hermetic seals between a glass-ceramic component and a metal component.
Filed: 11/1/2016
Application Number: 15/340,797
Government Interests: 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.