US Patent No: 5,356,485

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Intermetallic thermocouples

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An intermetallic film thermocouple has an amorphous phase and a Seebeck coefficient above 900 .mu.V/.degree. C. Such thermocouples can be prepared by vapor-depositing an intermetallic and quenching the resulting intermetallic film.

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THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF COMMERCEWASHINGTON, DC524

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Kreider, Kenneth G Potomac, MD 9 96

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