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Electrically insulating elements and electrically conductive elements formed from elements having different oxidation behaviors

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Embodiments of the present invention are directed to electrical devices and methods for fabricating electrical devices using an oxidation process. According to one embodiment, a method of forming an electrical device using an oxidation process includes forming a metallic element which is to become an electrically insulating or resistive element in an electrical device; forming an electrically conductive element connected to the metallic element, wherein the metallic element and the electrically conductive element have different oxidation behavior when subjected to the oxidation process; and subjecting the elements forming the electrically insulating or resistive element and the electrically conductive element to the oxidation process.

Inventors: 
Lazarus, Nathan S.; Meyer, Christopher D.; Bedair, Sarah S.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Communications
FIle Date: 
2013-04-25
Grant Date: 
2016-09-06
Grant time: 
1,230 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
22
Claim count percentile rank: 
7
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US ARMY