ApplicationNo. 05/434693 filed on 01/18/1974
US Classes:417/49, Ionic with gettering252/181.4, Containing magnesium, alkali-metal and alkaline-earth metal, or compound thereof252/181.7Magnesium, alkali-metal, or alkaline-earth metal
ExaminersPrimary: Freeh, William L.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassesG21H 1/00 (20060101)
G21H 1/10 (20060101)
H01L 35/00 (20060101)
AbstractProcess for activating a getter composed of a porous barium pellet comprising maintaining a barium pellet in an inert atmosphere, placing the pellet in an enclosed chamber, evacuating the chamber and heating the evacuated chamber containing the pellet to about 800°F for about two hours to activate same by removing gases from the surfaces of the pellet and an activated barium getter comprising a perforated metal or alloy can preferably composed of tantalum containing a barium pellet which has been heated in a vacuum to about 800°F for about two hours.