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Thermal Measuring And Testing > Temperature Measurement (e.g., Thermometer) > By Electrical Or Magnetic Heat Sensor > By Thermoelectric Potential Generator (e.g., Thermocouple)

By Thermoelectric Potential Generator (e.g., Thermocouple)

By Thermoelectric Potential Generator (e.g., Thermocouple) patent applications listed include Date, Patent Application Number, Patent Title, Patent Abstract summary and are linked to the corresponding patent application page.

07/24/14 - 20140204975 - Plate-shaped body for temperature measurement and temperature measuring apparatus provided with the same
There are provided a plate-shaped body for temperature measurement which, simply by being mounted on a mounting surface of an electrostatic chuck apparatus and without using a semiconductor wafer itself which is a product, is able to easily optimize the in-plane temperature distribution of the mounting surface of the electrostatic...

06/19/14 - 20140169404 - System and method for detecting heat emitting objects
There is provided a system for detecting presence or absence of a heat emitting object, comprising a platform for receiving the object, and the platform defining an area in which a temperature gradient with the object may exist, a thermoelectric device for generating an electrical voltage indicative of the presence...

06/12/14 - 20140161153 - Sensor temperature sensing device
The present disclosure includes sensing device embodiments. One sensing device includes a heater layer, a resistance detector layer, constructed and arranged to indicate a temperature value based upon a correlation to a detected resistance value, an electrode layer, and a sensing layer....

06/05/14 - 20140153612 - Temperature detector, temperature sensor and method for manufacturing the temperature detector
There is provided a temperature detector adapted to be provided in a temperature sensor for detecting a temperature of a temperature detection target. The temperature detector includes a cylindrical fixing body made of a metal material, the cylindrical fixing body having a single through hole extending therethrough and one axial...

05/29/14 - 20140146853 - Device for emulating temperature of a composite structure through a thermal cure cycle
A temperature emulator may include a stack assembly having a pair of end plates positioned at an uppermost and lowermost location of the stack assembly, a plurality of heat sink plates disposed between the pair of end plates, each of the heat sink plates having a plurality of heat sink...

05/29/14 - 20140146854 - Temperature calibration and control for semiconductor reactors
Non-contact and non-invasive temperature measurement structures and methods for thermal processing systems which neither damage nor contaminate the thermal processing environment are provided....

05/29/14 - 20140146855 - Device for emulating temperature of an exothermic composite structure through a thermal cure cycle
A temperature emulator may include a stacked assembly including a pair of end plates positioned at an uppermost and lowermost location of the stacked assembly, a plurality of heat sink plates positioned between the pair of end plates, a plurality of shim plates positioned between adjacent pairs of heat sink...

04/17/14 - 20140105248 - Quick connect temperature sensing assembly for measuring temperature of a surface of a structure
A quick connect temperature sensing assembly for measuring the surface of a structure includes a thermocouple device, a docking device and a spring loaded adapter to connect the thermocouple device with the docking device. The docking device can be made of a magnetic material so that the assembly can be...

03/13/14 - 20140072015 - Wide range temperature control system for semiconductor manufacturing equipment using thermoelectric element
A wide range temperature control system for semiconductor manufacturing equipment uses a thermoelectric element applied to a chiller that is a temperature control device for semiconductor manufacturing equipment. The refrigerant circulated through a refrigerant tank passes through thermoelectric element block groups and is cooling and heating controlled, outputs of the...

03/06/14 - 20140064334 - Measurement rake with a two piece cylindrical mast
A two piece measurement rake has a first split tubular section with at least one hollow support member disposed therethrough the measurement rake includes at least one sensor probe mounted on the hollow support member and coupled to a transducer. A second split tubular section is attached to the first...

01/16/14 - 20140016670 - Damped egt probe
A temperature probe includes a flange, a support structure, thermocouple wires, and guide plates. The flange has a midline. The support structure is attached to the midline and extends away from the flange. The thermocouple wires extend along the support structure, and terminate in a set of outer sensing tips...

01/16/14 - 20140016671 - Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors
The present invention, in one embodiment, provides a method of measuring pressure or temperature using a sensor including a sensor element composed of a plurality of carbon nanotubes. In one example, the resistance of the plurality of carbon nanotubes is measured in response to the application of temperature or pressure....

01/02/14 - 20140003465 - Industrial process temperature transmitter with sensor stress diagnostics
A temperature transmitter for sensing a temperature of an industrial process includes a temperature sensor arranged to provide a sensor output related to the temperature of the industrial process. Measurement circuitry is coupled to the temperature sensor and configured to determine the temperature of the industrial process based upon the...

12/26/13 - 20130343429 - Temperature measuring apparatus, measuring element for a temperature measuring apparatus and method for manufacturing the temperature measuring apparatus
A temperature measuring apparatus comprising at least one measuring element, a jacket, in which the measuring element is arranged, wherein the measuring element includes a thermocouple, which is composed of at least two thermocouple wires connected with one another at a height of a measuring point along the longitudinal axis...

12/05/13 - 20130322491 - Welded thermocouple test apparatus
A test apparatus for welded thermocouple joints includes a signal selection circuit, a first comparison circuit, a second comparison circuit, a switch circuit, and an indication circuit. The signal selection circuit outputs either a first direct current (DC) voltage or a second DC voltage according to selection. The first comparison...

10/03/13 - 20130259090 - Immersion temperature sensor
A temperature sensor (100, 200, 300) has a thermocouple (101), with a measurement point (102), and a holder (103), with a contact surface (152) and an opening (104). Electric connections (105) of the thermocouple are led through the opening, starting from the measurement point. A first metal jacket (106) is...

09/26/13 - 20130250998 - Heat sensor correction
A heat sensor has the ability to correct for errors introduced during temperature changes of the hot junction of the thermopile for the heat sensor. For example, the effect of temperature changes at the hot junction of the heat sensor relative to the cold junction is mathematically modeled such that...

09/26/13 - 20130250999 - Thermocouple with integrity monitoring
According to one embodiment of the present disclosure a thermocouple is provided that includes an electrical component, such as a resistor, at or in close proximity to a junction where the temperature is expected to be measured. By monitoring analog voltage measurements, the system determines, for example, whether the measured...

09/19/13 - 20130243035 - Resistor and a method of manufacturing a resistor capable of operating at high temperatures
The invention provides a thermocouple assembly for use with a thermocouple harness in a gas turbine engine, comprising a thermocouple connected to a resistor, the resistor comprising a conductor, a mineral insulating material surrounding the conductor, and a metal sheath surrounding the conductor....

09/19/13 - 20130243036 - Thermocouple apparatus and method
In a thermocouple, a pair of thermoelements extend within a protective sheath. The thermoelements are spaced from the sheath by an insulator. The sheath comprises an outer sheath formed from a metal alloy adapted to provide mechanical support and corrosion resistance during use of the thermocouple, typically at elevated temperature....

08/01/13 - 20130195143 - Method of measuring temperature in cutting process
The invention relates to a method of measuring a cutting temperature for an apparatus for a cutting process, when the apparatus for a cutting process includes a shank and a tool jointed to the shank by means of silver solder, the shank being electrically conductive, the tool being electrically nonconductive....

07/25/13 - 20130188667 - Apparatus and method to test embedded thermoelectric devices
An integrated circuit containing an embedded resistor in close proximity to an embedded thermoelectric device. An integrated circuit containing an embedded resistor in close proximity to an embedded thermoelectric device composed of thermoelectric elements and at least one switch to disconnect at least one thermoelectric element from the thermoelectric device....

07/11/13 - 20130177042 - Device and method for determining sterilization conditions
Devices for determining sterilization conditions within a sterilization chamber are described. Such devices include an elongate tube to be placed within said sterilization chamber and at least two temperature sensors within the cavity of the elongate tube. The at least two temperature sensors are spaced apart from each other along...

07/04/13 - 20130170521 - Detector assembly
A detector assembly is provided and includes a board, a temperature response element and a support coupled to the board to support the temperature response element, the support including an elongate member having first and second opposing ends and being coupled to the board at the first end, guides through...

06/27/13 - 20130163637 - Thermocouple
A thermocouple includes a first housing defining a first interior with an open end, a second housing having a first end and a second end, wherein the second housing is slidably coupled to the first housing with the first end residing within the first interior and the second end residing...

06/20/13 - 20130156070 - Miniaturized thermocouple scanner system
An apparatus and method for measuring, collecting, and processing the temperatures of a number of hot junctions in a thermocouple sensor array simultaneously comprises means for measuring the temperature of one or more reference junctions and means for collecting, processing, storing, and transmitting data collected from an array of thermocouple...

06/13/13 - 20130148693 - Thermocouple assembly with guarded thermocouple junction
An improved thermocouple assembly for providing a temperature measurement is provided. The thermocouple assembly includes a sheath having a measuring tip, a support member received within the sheath, and first and second wires disposed within the support member. An end of each of the first and second wires are fused...

05/16/13 - 20130121378 - Thermometer with voltage switch
A thermometer includes a body member and a tip member with a thermal contact surface secured to the body member. A thermal sensor mounted on the inside of the tip member is adapted for sensing a thermal contact surface and producing a temperature signal. A set of lead wires is...

04/25/13 - 20130100985 - Thermoelectric device which provides for varying the effective height of the contacts of a thermocouple, and method for manufacturing the device
The thermoelectric device includes a first leg made from a first material, anchored at the level of its first end to a support, and a second leg made from a second material, anchored at the level of its first end to said support. In addition, an electric connecting element provided...

03/21/13 - 20130070808 - Temperature sensing assembly for measuring temperature of a surface of a structure
A temperature sensing assembly for measuring the temperature of a surface of a structure includes a thermocouple device having a sheath containing a pair of conductors of dissimilar materials connected at a junction point to provide indications of temperature. The assembly further includes a docking device with a recess formed...

03/14/13 - 20130064268 - Method for monitoring at least two temperature sensors of a turbomachine
A method for monitoring at least two temperature sensors of a turbomachine that is aligned along a reference plane, the two temperature sensors being located in the same transverse plane of the turbomachine, the method including detecting the stoppage of the turbomachine; waiting for a period at least equal to...

02/21/13 - 20130044788 - Scanning measurement of seebeck coefficient of a heated sample
A novel scanning Seebeck coefficient measurement technique is disclosed utilizing a cold scanning thermocouple probe tip on heated bulk and thin film samples. The system measures variations in the Seebeck coefficient within the samples. The apparatus may be used for two dimensional mapping of the Seebeck coefficient on the bulk...

01/31/13 - 20130028290 - Temperature sensor for measurement on or in a living body
The invention relates to a temperature sensor (24) for measuring the temperature on or in a living body. The temperature sensor (24) includes a plurality of thermocouples arranged distributed on a measurement surface (30) of the sensor (24) and electrically connected to create at least one series circuit, wherein thermojunctions...

01/31/13 - 20130028291 - Temperature measurement system and manufacturing method of same
According to one embodiment, a temperature measurement system including: a plurality of thermocouples; a transmission signal conversion unit configured to convert, to a transmission signal, the thermo-electromotive force generated by each of the plurality of the thermocouple and configured to output the transmission signal; a plurality of transmission units configured...

01/24/13 - 20130022078 - Overhead conductor sensor
An overhead conductor sensor for measuring various parameters that affect an overhead conductor is disclosed. The overhead conductor sensor includes an electronics housing having first and second opposing ends, a jaw assembly having a first jaw connected to the first end of the electronics housing and a second jaw pivotally...

11/29/12 - 20120300809 - Apparatus and method for tire temperature measurement
Apparatus and method for tire temperature measurement is disclosed. The apparatus includes a thermocouple having a measurement junction and a pair of first and second conductive leads. The measurement junction is mounted in a passage provided in the tire. The pair of first and second conductive leads extend through the...

10/04/12 - 20120250726 - Micro-thermocouple
Improved, high-strength micro-thermocouples (10) are provided, which include first and second microwires (12, 14) each preferably in the form of an elongated metallic core (18, 22), with an outer glass coating (20, 24); at least one of the microwires (12, 14) is an amorphous microwire (12), and in preferred forms...

10/04/12 - 20120250727 - Temperature sensor with carrier plate
A temperature sensor (1) has a sensor element (2), a carrier plate (4) and a contact surface and at least one electric feed line (3), which is routed, starting from the sensor element (2), through an opening (5) in the carrier plate (4). A guide element (8), through which the...

09/20/12 - 20120236904 - Direct thermocouple measurement without a reference junction
Electronic measurement of thermocouples has employed cold junction reference since Thomas Seebeck's discovery in 1820's. This patent discloses that thermocouple compensation is not needed nor wanted. Non-compensated thermocouple data which supports this claim is given in this patent....

08/23/12 - 20120213249 - Heat treatment apparatus and temperature measuring method thereof
A heat treatment apparatus includes: a furnace body including a heating part; a processing vessel wherein a space having a plurality of regions is formed between the furnace body and the processing vessel; an in-furnace temperature sensor disposed corresponding to each of the plurality of regions in the space; an...

08/23/12 - 20120213250 - Measuring seebeck coefficient
A high temperature Seebeck coefficient measurement apparatus and method with various features to minimize typical sources of errors is described. Common sources of temperature and voltage measurement errors which may impact accurate measurement are identified and reduced. Applying the identified principles, a high temperature Seebeck measurement apparatus and method employing...

05/31/12 - 20120134388 - Nail puncture test device having temperature measurement function
In a prior-art nail puncture test, it has been difficult to measure the temperature at a short-circuiting portion, which is closely related to the scale of an accident which occurs. As a solution, A nail puncture test device having a temperature measurement function, a sheath thermocouple, and a fixing portion...

05/24/12 - 20120128032 - Polar component detection
In a hydrocarbyl gas the presence and amount of a condensable polar component may be detected by voltage or current excursions over background noise as measured using a probe having at least two common electrodes and optionally a third electrode preferably inert to corrosion....

05/17/12 - 20120120986 - Thermocouple and thermometer using that
To accomplish that object, the inventive thermocouple has a feature that the included butt angle (a) between two thermocouple element wires (2a) and (2b) is 90° or greater. Portions of mutual contact of two thermo-couple element wires are fused and integrated into a thermo-metric contact (16) having a feature that...

05/03/12 - 20120106594 - Thermocouples with two tabs spaced apart along a transverse axis and methods
Methods for determining a temperature of a portion of an electrically conductive substrate are provided wherein the substrate is heated by applying an electrical current flow through the substrate. The method for determining the temperature employs a thermocouple including a first tab element and a second tab element that are...

04/05/12 - 20120082183 - Drop-in probe
A drop-in probe is provided for determining phase changes of a sample removed from a molten steel by thermal analysis. The probe includes a measurement head that has an immersion end and in which is arranged a sample chamber having an inlet opening and a thermocouple projecting with its hot...

03/29/12 - 20120076170 - Multiposition temperature measuring cable
Disclosed herein is a multiposition temperature cable, including: a measuring unit that includes a plurality of connectors, each being composed of a plus (+) terminal and a minus (−) terminal, in which each of the connectors measures a thermoelectromotive force; and a plurality of wire couples (thermocouples) that are connected...

03/08/12 - 20120057616 - Dynamical/tunable electromagnetic materials and devices
A composite material that is responsive to either electromagnetic or thermal radiation. The composite has a controllable structure that is either dynamically or tunably responsive to such radiation and comprises a metamaterial. Sensors, such as a bolometer, that incorporate the composite are also described....

02/09/12 - 20120033711 - Metal ebulliometer with internal fluid recirculation
Metal ebulliometer with internal fluid recirculation which is used to study the Vapor-Liquid Equilibrium without requiring the use of any auxiliary external elements. It provides the advantages of glass equipment and, as it is made of metal, it allows working in pressures higher than the atmospheric pressure—in a range of...

02/09/12 - 20120033712 - Device for measuring the temperature of a substrate
A device for measuring the temperature of a substrate comprising a thermocouple comprising electric wires joined to each other at least one junction; a fixing element suitable for fixing said junction to said substrate in order to measure its temperature; characterized in that the fixing element comprises a thermally conductive...

12/29/11 - 20110317739 - Sensor temperature sensing device
The present disclosure includes sensing device embodiments. One sensing device includes a heater layer, a resistance detector layer, constructed and arranged to indicate a temperature value based upon a correlation to a detected resistance value, an electrode layer, and a sensing layer....

12/29/11 - 20110317740 - High temperature measurement probe
A high temperature measurement probe comprises an elongate probe body having a measuring head which in use is located in a hot fluid flow. The probe further comprises a thermocouple extending along the interior of the probe body to terminate at a temperature-sensing thermocouple junction inside the measuring head. The...