From: Doug McKean (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Apr 27 2000 - 10:50:59 PDT
It's dependent on the work function of the materials
in contact. Any good solid stater book would cover
it nicely. My 2nd edition from Charles Kittel is
excellent but old (1956). - Doug McKean
> Can anyone direct me to a decent reference on contact theory?
> Specifically, I am trying to get an analytical expression (or an
> intuitive understanding at least) for how contact resistance between to
> differing metals can vary as a function of power dissipated in the
> junction, and why. Kind of a funky thermal/materials problem, but I only
> want to get a ballpark estimate to see if an idea would be worth
> pursuing further.
> Thanks for your help,
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