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A hermetically sealed combination ceramic and metal package for electronic components of an electronic device implantable in a living body, at least some of the components being adversely affected by high temperatures. The package comprises a ceramic sleeve and a metal band having substantially the same coefficients of linear thermal expansion. An annular end face of the sleeve butts against and hermetically seals to an annular end of the metal band. A header plate carrying a substrate upon which the components are mounted and a plurality of electrical connectors closes the open end of the sleeve and is hermetically sealed to the metal band.

Title
Hermetically sealed ceramic and metal package for electronic devices implantable in living bodies
Application Number
7/411403
Publication Number
4991582
Application Date
September 22, 1989
Publication Date
February 12, 1991
Inventor
Ali Rostami
Santa Monica
CA, US
Joseph H Schulman
Granada Hills
CA, US
James W Beazell
Rancho Palos Verdes
CA, US
Charles L Byers
Canyon Country
CA, US
Agent
Robert R Meads
Assignee
Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research
CA, US
IPC
A61N 1/00
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