A Technique to Measure Interfacial Toughness Over a Range of Phase Angles

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Adam Kuhl, Jianmin Qu

The George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332-0405

J. Electron. Packag 122(2), 147-151 (Sep 15, 1999) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.483147 History: Received January 26, 1999; Revised September 15, 1999
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