Stand., 1986, 91, (4), 171-233 This is a printed reproduction of the authora#39;s dissertation which was submitted to North ... of Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces A.BARATOFF, G.BINNIG, H.FUCHS, F.SALVAN and ESTOLL, Surf, Sd. , 1986, ... The important result is that the lifetime (number of cycles to failure) increases with a decreasing diameter of the wires. ... GERUNG, R. LUCK and B. PREDEL, Z. Metallkd., 1986, 77, (11), 730-738 Copper-Silver-Gold Plausible Phase Diagram H.