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bolometer

 [bo-lom´ĕ-ter]
1. an instrument for measuring the force of the heartbeat.
2. an instrument for measuring minute degrees of radiant heat.

bo·lom·e·ter

(bō-lom'ĕ-ter),
1. An instrument for determining minute degrees of radiant heat.
2. An obsolete instrument for measuring the force of the heartbeat as distinguished from the blood pressure.
[G. bolē, a throw, a sunbeam, + metron, measure]
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Despite certain limitations, astronomers in the early 1960s quickly adapted the new germanium bolometers to infrared telescopes in ground observatories.
The feasibility of a superconducting bolometer operating at or above liquid nitrogen temperature has been indicated recently.
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On the basis of product type, the bolometer segment is expected to remain highly attractive during the assessment period.
Ulis, a manufacturer of thermal image sensors, has announced a response time for its latest bolometer that is four times faster than standard bolometers.
The operation principle of these devices is based on change of the bolometer resistance with an increase in the temperature.
The red dotted area in Figure 3 is zoomed and shown in Figure 4 for a more detailed view of excitation slot, CPW feeding lines, and bolometer resistor placement.
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