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By Electrical Or Magnetic Heat Sensor

By Electrical Or Magnetic Heat Sensor patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/17/14 - 20140198824 - Sensor, system having a sensor and a measurement object, and method for temperature measurement by means of a sensor
An eddy current sensor that works in contact-free manner, for temperature measurement on an electrically conductive measurement object or component, wherein the measurement is independent of the distance between the sensor and the measurement object/component, characterized by determination of the inherent temperature of the sensor, preferably at the location of...

06/19/14 - 20140169403 - Heat generation point detection method and heat generation point detection device
A heat generation point detection method comprises steps S01, S02 of applying a low frequency bias voltage to an integrated circuit S and acquiring a heat generation detection signal detected from the integrated circuit S in response thereto, steps S03, S04 of supplying a high frequency bias voltage to the...

05/08/14 - 20140126606 - Method of estimating magnet temperature for rotary electric machinery
In a magnet temperature estimating method, in the event that a rotor of a rotary electric machine is cooled by a cooling oil, a magnet temperature calculator estimates the magnet temperature of magnets provided on the rotor, based on losses of the rotary electric machine including a loss of the...

05/08/14 - 20140126607 - Method of estimating magnet temperature for rotary electric machinery
A magnet temperature calculator estimates a magnet temperature of a rotary electric machine using at least parameters related to a transmission that is coupled to the rotary electric machine....

05/01/14 - 20140119405 - Production-test die temperature measurement
A die temperature measurement system (300) includes an external test environment setup (352) and an integrated circuit (302). The external test environment setup (352) includes means to force and accurately measure electrical variables. The integrated circuit (302) includes a bipolar transistor (325); a selectable switch (340) for selecting from plurality...

04/24/14 - 20140112371 - Electronic devices with temperature sensors
An electronic device may be provided with electronic components such as buttons and environmental sensors. An environmental sensor may be temperature sensor for gathering temperature data associated with the environment surrounding the device. The temperature sensor may be mounted to a button member for the button. The button member may...

04/17/14 - 20140105245 - Sensor with controllable thermal contact for temperature monitoring
Devices and methods are provided for determining the temperature of an object. Such devices and methods incorporate first and second thermally conductive members, with a heating member associated with the first thermally conductive member. The second thermally conductive member is positionable adjacent to the object. The heating member is heated...

02/06/14 - 20140036958 - Hybrid mechanical and electrical transformer monitor
In accordance with the present invention, there is provided a hybrid mechanical and electrical transformer temperature monitor. The mechanical sensing mechanism drives mechanical switches, a local display and a sensing input to the electrical side of the monitor. The electrical portion of the temperature monitor has the ability to calculate...

01/02/14 - 20140003464 - Stress compensation systems and methods in differential sensors
Embodiments relate to stress compensation in differential sensors. In an embodiment, instead of compensating for stress on each sensor element independently, stress compensation circuitry aims to remove stress-related mismatch between two sensor elements using the sensor elements themselves to detect the mismatch. A circuit can be implemented in embodiments to...

12/19/13 - 20130336360 - Electronic circuit to monitor a temperature of a light emitting diode
An electronic circuit (10) to monitor a temperature of a light emitting diode (1) comprises a current generating circuit (110) to generate a current flow of at least a first and second current (IC1, IC2) through the light emitting diode (1) and a voltage monitoring circuit (120) to monitor a...

12/19/13 - 20130336361 - Temperature-measuring device for a gas pipe connected to a heat engine of a motor vehicle, and heat engine and vehicle provided with said device
The invention relates to a device for measuring temperature in a gas duct. The device (1′) comprises a body (3′) for supporting a temperature sensor (4′), the sensor comprising a head (7′) and at least two wires (8′) connecting the head (7′) to means for acquiring a temperature-measurement signal. The...

11/28/13 - 20130315281 - Eddy current thermometer
A remote, noncontact temperature determination method and apparatus is provided, which is operable to determine the temperature of a conducting member in operative thermal communication with an object of interest. The method comprises the steps of first inducing a closed vortex eddy current in a conducting member by subjecting the...

11/07/13 - 20130294481 - Temperature sensor circuit and semiconductor device including temperature sensor circuit
To provide a highly accurate temperature sensor circuit. The temperature sensor circuit includes a first constant current circuit; a first diode in which a first voltage reflecting the temperature of an object to be detected is generated between an anode and a cathode in accordance with a first current supplied...

10/10/13 - 20130266040 - Temperature detection and reporting system and method in power driving and/or consuming system
An apparatus, in one embodiment, can include a configuration including a plurality of heat generation devices. The apparatus also includes a plurality of thermal sensors respectively, operably connected to each of the plurality of heat generation devices, wherein each thermal sensor of the plurality of thermal sensors includes a respective...

08/29/13 - 20130223479 - Temperature sensor including thermosensitive element
A temperature sensor 1 includes: a thermosensitive element 2 composed of a low-thermal expansion ceramics having a coefficient of linear expansion of 3×10−6/° C. to 5×10−6/° C. and of which electrical s characteristics change depending on temperature; a pair of electrode films 20 provided on the surfaces of the thermosensitive...

08/01/13 - 20130195140 - Temperature sensor
The present invention relates to a temperature sensor comprising a network of carbon nanotubes, wherein an electrical resistance of the network of carbon nanotubes is indicative of a temperature to which the network of carbon nanotubes has been exposed. The present invention further relates to a time temperature indicator and...

04/04/13 - 20130083824 - Modular dual-compartment temperature transmitter
A temperature transmitter includes a dual-compartment housing and a head-mount temperature transmitter electronics module. The dual-compartment housing has a first compartment and a second compartment. The first compartment is configured to receive field wiring at a terminal block through at least one conduit. The first and second compartments are separated...

02/21/13 - 20130044787 - Thermal sensor and platform
In order to provide a sensor operating in a high sensitivity at a low cost and a radio sensor platform having a high energy efficiency, the sensor includes a detecting film which generates heat through incidence or adhesion of an object, a magnetic film which generates a spin current in...

01/10/13 - 20130010828 - Constructions for zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temperature measurement devices
The invention pertains to flexible devices used for zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temperature measurement, especially to disposable temperature measurement devices. Such a device is constituted of a flexible substrate. An electrical circuit is disposed on a side of the substrate. The electrical circuit includes first and second thermal sensors disposed, respectively,...

10/18/12 - 20120263209 - Flexible temperature sensor and sensor array
Techniques described herein generally relate to methods of manufacturing devices and systems including devices including a substrate with a surface, a conductive polymer film arranged on the surface of the substrate, wherein the conductive polymer film has one or more temperature reactive characteristics, and a pair of electrodes coupled to...

10/11/12 - 20120257648 - Temperature sensor
A temperature sensor includes: a gate voltage generation unit including a bias resistor, a first source resistor, and a first MOS transistor and configured to generate a gate voltage; and a variable voltage output unit including an output resistor, a second source resistor, and a second MOS transistor and configured...

09/13/12 - 20120230365 - Microwire temperature sensors constructed to eliminate stress-related temperature measurement inaccuracies and method of manufacturing said sensors
Improved, highly accurate microwire sensors (10) include a microwire assembly (14) including at least one primary, temperature-sensing microwire (16) encased within a closed-ended, stress-absorbing protective tube (12). Preferably, the sensor assembly (14) includes a plurality of microwires, e.g., a primary temperature-sensing microwire (16), a reference microwire (18), and a calibration...

09/06/12 - 20120224604 - Apparatus for detecting the internal temperature of a food
A device for detecting the internal temperature of a foodstuff, with at least one temperature sensor arranged in a first housing section, which can be inserted into the foodstuff, while a second housing section protrudes from the foodstuff, a voltage source, an electronic analyzing unit for checking at least one...

07/26/12 - 20120189033 - Temperature sensing circuit
A temperature sensing circuit includes a signal generation unit including a delay line and generating a source signal with a pulse width corresponding to a delay value of the delay line, a pulse width expansion unit configured to generate a comparison signal by expanding a pulse width of the source...

07/19/12 - 20120183016 - Temperature detection circuit and sensor device
A temperature detection circuit capable of generating a temperature detection voltage with reduced noise level, and a sensor device using the same are provided. The temperature detection circuit includes a temperature detection voltage generator that generates a first temperature detection voltage of which the voltage level based on a reference...

07/05/12 - 20120170616 - Apparatus and method for sensing temperature
An apparatus and a method for sensing temperature are provided. The apparatus includes a first oscillation circuit, a pulse width generator, and a comparison circuit. The first oscillation circuit is for generating a first signal having a first frequency which is related to a to-be-sensed temperature. The pulse width generator...

05/24/12 - 20120128029 - Measuring sensor for temperature measurement
The invention relates to a measuring sensor for measuring temperature in a chemical process, the measuring sensor comprising a measuring element supported on the frame of the measuring sensor and arranged in thermal contact with the process being measured, and measuring conductors connected to the measuring element for directing a...

05/24/12 - 20120128030 - Temperature sensor
The invention relates to a sensor for measuring temperature without contact. Both the instantaneous temperature and the rising above or falling below a critical temperature can be detected. The invention is characterized in that the sensor contains a magnetic element (for example, a magnetocaloric material and/or shape memory alloy), the...

01/05/12 - 20120002699 - Electronic clinical thermometer attachment unit and control method therefor
An electronic clinical thermometer attachment unit, which is configured to be attached to an electronic clinical thermometer, inputs an external sound, determines whether the external sound is a buzzer sound notifying completion of measurement by the electronic clinical thermometer, based on whether the input external sound has a pattern of...

10/13/11 - 20110249701 - Constructions for zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temprature measurement devices
The invention pertains to flexible devices used for zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temperature measurement, especially to disposable temperature measurement devices. Such a device is constituted of a flexible substrate. An electrical circuit is disposed on a side of the substrate. The electrical circuit includes first and second thermal sensors disposed, respectively,...

09/29/11 - 20110235676 - Thermal detector, thermal detection device, and electronic instrument
A thermal detector includes a thermal detection element, a support member, and a fixing part supporting the support member. The support member mounts and supports the thermal detection element on a second side thereof with a first side thereof facing a cavity. The support member includes a first layer member...

09/22/11 - 20110228812 - Temperature sensor
A temperature sensor having a weld zone between an element electrode wire and a sheath core wire. When a section of the weld zone is taken orthogonally to the axial direction and in such a manner as to pass through a center point, L/D is greater or equal to 0.6,...

07/28/11 - 20110182323 - Detection device, sensor device, and electronic device
A detection device includes a heat sensing element, a detection circuit connected to a detection node of the heat sensing element, and a read circuit connected to a read node of the detection circuit, wherein the detection circuit includes a drive transistor whose gate is controlled by the detection node....

06/30/11 - 20110158283 - Temperature-measurement probe
An apparatus, system and method for temperature measurement of a target site, such a human body site. The invention includes an intelligent temperature probe configured to physically contact a target site and to communicate with a host device, which can be implemented as a hand-held device or as a personal...

06/30/11 - 20110158284 - Electronic thermometer and body temperature measurement method
An electronic thermometer includes first and second body surface temperature measurement portions to measure first and second values of a measurement object, first and second reference temperature measurement portions to measure values at each position having a predetermined thermal resistance relative to a measurement position of the first and second...

06/30/11 - 20110158285 - Temperature detection system
Provided is a temperature detection system which is low in cost. The temperature detection system includes a plurality of temperature detection ICs (10) for detecting an abnormal temperature and a resistor (20). Each of the plurality of temperature detection ICs (10) includes a reference voltage terminal connected to an output...

06/09/11 - 20110134961 - Temperature measuring sensor and method of producing same
A method of producing a temperature measuring sensor including an insulating substrate having a top surface and a bottom surface, the top surface including a first area and a second area, and a first contact and a second contact being formed in the first area, the above contacts having a...

04/21/11 - 20110090937 - Eddy current thermometer
A remote, noncontact temperature determination method and apparatus is provided, which is operable to determine the temperature of a conducting member forming a part of or in operative thermal communication with an object of interest. The method comprises the steps of first inducing a closed vortex eddy current (28) in...

03/03/11 - 20110051776 - Flexible deep tissue temperature measurement devices
The invention pertains to flexible devices used for zero-heat-flux, deep tissue temperature measurement, especially to disposable temperature measurement devices. Such a device is constituted of a flexible substrate with a plurality of contiguous sections. An electrical circuit is disposed on a side of the substrate. The electrical circuit includes first...

02/17/11 - 20110038395 - One-time sensor device
One-time, single-use sensor elements (22, 46) are provided for detecting the occurrence of predetermined conditions such as temperature and elapsed time-temperature. The sensor elements (22, 46) preferably comprise elongated, glass-coated, metal alloy, amorphous or nanocrystalline microwires (30, 48), which can be placed in a position to detect the predetermined condition...

01/06/11 - 20110002358 - Temperature detection and reporting system and method in power driving and/or consuming system
An apparatus, in one embodiment, can include a configuration including a plurality of heat generation devices. The apparatus also includes a plurality of thermal sensors respectively, operably connected to each of the plurality of heat generation devices, wherein each thermal sensor of the plurality of thermal sensors includes a respective...

11/18/10 - 20100290503 - Ultra-high temperature distributed wireless sensors
A passive wireless sensor is disclosed. The sensor has at least a measurand sensitive member and an electromagnetically resonant member positioned proximate to each other. The resonant member comprises a preselected resonance frequency, such that it scatters at least a portion of an interrogating signal as a scattered signal proximate...

08/12/10 - 20100202489 - Temperature sensor
A temperature sensor for a radiant electric heater includes switch housing (7), first expansion element (3) secured at one end to the housing, and second expansion element (5) mounted such that free ends of the two elements are immovable relative to each other, the two expansion elements having different thermal...

06/17/10 - 20100150205 - Combined sensor
A method of manufacturing an exhaust temperature sensor is disclosed. It includes forming a green ceramic substrate; and printing an electrical circuit on the green ceramic substrate. The method then contemplates trimming the electrical circuit to a predetermined resistance prior to firing the green ceramic. Finally, the method contemplates firing...

03/25/10 - 20100074298 - Very high speed thin film rtd sandwich
A very high speed thin film RTD sandwich is provided that can be used in high speed temperature probes for medical applications and in environments that are corrosive or hostile in a protected configuration, as well as ambient and surface temperature measurements in an unprotected configuration. The high speed is...

01/28/10 - 20100020847 - Device and method for evaluating a temperature
A device having temperature evaluating capabilities, the device includes: (i) a temperature sensitive delay line that comprises multiple first type NMOS transistors and first type PMOS transistors; (ii) an configurable delay line that comprises second type NMOS transistors and second type PMOS transistors; wherein a process condition sensitivity of first...

01/21/10 - 20100014557 - Electronic thermometer
In the electronic thermometer provided with an internally hollow casing 10 having an opening portion at the tip, a temperature sensor 21 connected by lead wire 22 drawn out from the inside of the casing 10 to the outside of the casing through the opening portion, and a cap 30...

10/15/09 - 20090257470 - Contactless device for measuring operating parameters of rotors of high-speed rotary machines
A contactless device for measuring at least the temperature of a rotor of a high-speed rotary machine, in particular a turbomolecular vacuum pump, comprises at least one magnetic capsule mounted on the rotor of the pump. The capsule comprises a permanent magnet and at least one pastille of ferromagnetic material...

07/02/09 - 20090168838 - Thermometer having molded probe component
A medical measurement device, such as an electronic thermometer, having a probe. The probe includes a molded plastic substrate having a conductive circuit pattern formed directly on its surface. The circuit pattern extends at least from a first end margin of the molded plastic substrate to a second end margin...

06/25/09 - 20090161725 - Process-invariant low-quiescent temperature detection circuit
In one embodiment, an integrated circuit is provided for detecting when a temperature reaches a specified value. The circuit includes a differential circuit block having first and second transistors. A control terminal of the first transistor is coupled to a first voltage source, and a control terminal of the second...

05/07/09 - 20090116539 - Semiconductor device temperature sensor and semiconductor storage device
A semiconductor device temperature sensor produces a reference level for temperature detection from two or more reference levels of different temperatures to detect a temperature. The temperature sensor is applied for detecting the temperature of a semiconductor storage device having a memory unit which requires a refresh action. A refresh...