Accession Number:

ADD012223

Title:

Laser Induced Selective Electroless Plating.

Descriptive Note:

Patent Application,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-01-17

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

It is an object of the present invention to provide a novel method for selective maskless electroless plating. In accordance with the present invention there is provide a method for selectively plating a metal onto a workpiece whch comprises, in combination, the steps of applying a sensitizing solution to the workpiece, directing a laser beam onto the workpiece in the area which is not to be plated, and thereafter contacting the workpiece with an electroless plating solution to achieve plating thereon.

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE