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EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES OF PASSIVE INTERMODULATION IN METAL-TO-METAL CONTACTS

By G. Duteil, F. Colombel, S. Avrillon, P. Le Cam, and J. P. Harel

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Abstract:
This paper describes experimental studies of passive intermodulation due to metal-metal contacts. These studies cover the in uence of roughness surface pro le and of the thin native oxide layer on PIM value versus contact axial forces. A complete description of a dedicated test bench used during di erent studies is done. Moreover, obtained results are compared to observations published earlier.

Citation:
G. Duteil, F. Colombel, S. Avrillon, P. Le Cam, and J. P. Harel, "Experimental Studies of Passive Intermodulation in Metal-to-Metal Contacts," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 60, 67-73, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERM17062810
http://www.jpier.org/pierm/pier.php?paper=17062810

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