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 Expert  721342

Expert in Ceramic/Metal Seal, Glass/Metal Seal, Thin & Thick Films, Coating, Effective Manufacturing, Analysis

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

California (CA)
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Expert has in-depth expertise of moly-manganese metallization on alumina, zirconia, mullite, sapphire, and others. His metallization knowledge includes Mo/Mn, W/Ti, and active alloy brazing, and has extensive experience with various soldering and brazing methods. His educational background covers the theory of the bonding mechanism of metal to ceramic or glass. Expert notes that metallization on glass is a rather low-temperature process. He has in-depth experience in the metallization at both low-temperatures and refractory high-temperatures, and has years of theoretical study on the subject.

ceramic metallizing


glass metallizing

Expert has extensive experience in glass-to-metal seals, and has conducted research on the subject. His background includes glass-ceramic process, routine glass hermetic seals, decarburization, optimized oxidation of metal for glass wetting, and sealing process atmospheres adjustments. He has extensive experience with glass bonding: match seals, compression seals, as well as chemical/diffusion bonding. He has years of theoretical study on the subject, as well.

glass-to-metal seal

Expert worked on the development of silicon-on-sapphire transducers (SOSTs) for pressure transducer application and the works' production transfer. His expertise also includes design, R&D, and prototypes.

silicon-on-sapphire transducer


silicon-on-sapphire material



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Los Angeles, California;  San Diego, California;  Long Beach, California;  Santa Ana, California;  Anaheim, California;  Riverside, California;  Glendale, California;  Huntington Beach, California;  San Bernardino, California;  and Chula Vista, California.

Often requested
with this expert:

Electronic Ceramics, Glasses, Fracture Lamps
Ceramic Coating Materials
Ceramic & Composite Materials Development, Processing and...
Ceramics: Fabrication, Fracture, Powder Dispersion,...

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1977   Ph.D.   Materials Science and Engineering   Iowa State University  
1972   M.S.   Ceramic Engineering   Iowa State University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1988 to







Expert is heavily invloved in R & D projects in addition to managing his company. He provides technical and manufacturing consultation throughout the industry.

1985 to 1988


Bourns Instruments, Inc.




Project Manager


His responisbility included all the aspects of ceramic to metal seal and glass to metal seal for silicon on sapphire transducer products. Additional responsibility was to develop a new strain-gage pattern on the SOS and implement to production with his supervision of the set chemistry and phtolithographic processing.

1983 to 1985


Special Purpose Technologies Corp.




Engineering Manager


Expert was responsible for all aspects of engineering in the area of vacuum device manufacturing and R&D.

1981 to 1983


Zenith Corp.




Senior Scientist


He worked on cost reduction in manufacturing.

1979 to 1981


Sybron Corp.




Research Scientist


He conducted research on dental ceramics and casting.

1978 to 1979


Anchor Hocking Corp.


Research and Development


Material Scientist/Glass Scientist


He worked on thermal tempering, colored glass, and glassware manufacturing.

1977 to 1978


Iowa State Unviersity


Materials Sience and Engineering


Research Assoicate


He performed research and teaching. While he was working for his degrees, he was a research assistant in the area of ceramic materials.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of SAE, IMAPS, and few other professional organizations.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has several publications in the areas of high power and high temperature packaging and heatsinks. He has two patents on anodizing on glass and ceramic and ceramic armor plate.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in glass for consulting on hermetic seals cracking in a primary Lithium cell.
  • Expert in automotive exhaust sensor for consulting on sensor package that can withstand exhaust temperatures.
  • Expert in glass-to-metal seal for consulting on instruction about electronic connector production line.
  • Expert in what is nucleated glass for consulting on nucleated beer glassware.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Mechanical seals expert for consulting on industrial liquid mixers.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Korea   Expert's has expertise in international marketing, particularly in Korea. He speaks the languages, understands their cultural background, and has some contacts in Korea.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language  

Market Research:
Expert's non-technical expertise includes sales in niche markets. He can provide advice on how to start a company without money, how to receive an order in your home, how to run a company without a loan, and how to listen to customers' needs.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.


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