thermistor


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thermistor

 [ther-mis´tor]
a thermometer whose resistance varies with ambient temperature and so is able to measure extremely small temperature changes.

therm·is·tor

(therm'is-tŏr),
A device for determining temperature; also may be used to monitor control of temperature.
[G. thermē, heat]

therm·is·tor

(thĕrmis-tŏr)
A device for determining temperature; also may be used to monitor control of temperature.
[G. thermē, heat]

therm·is·tor

(thĕrmis-tŏr)
A device for determining temperature; also used to monitor control of temperature.
[G. thermē, heat]
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The heat from the ribbon reaches all thermistors with delays and gradients related to their relative distance from the ribbon and from the pavement surface.
[7] White DR, Hill K, del Campo D, Garcia Izquierdo C (2014) Guide on Secondary Thermometry: Thermistor Thermometry.
IC temperature sensors are replacing thermistors and RTDs in many applications within the -50[degrees]C to +150[degrees]C range because of their ease of use.
The resistance of thermistors is normally several orders of magnitude greater than any wiring lead resistance.
Data from the thermistors' resistance measurement gauges was transmitted to analog-to-digital converters and passed in digital form to computer for data processing.
The [T.sub.brain] was measured using a thermistor that was inserted into the brain and connected to a multimeter (Fluke, 289 FVF, Brazil).
But by feeding the thermistor with the same reference voltage, [R.sub.x] and [R.sub.th] are working as a voltage divider yielding
Standard and custom thermocouples, RTDs, and thermistor probes.
This eliminates the need for an external thermistor. Correctly applied, temperature compensation can completely nullify the effect of RDS(ON) or inductor DCR temperature sensitivity.
The N9091 is a completely new Evolution model, with a thermistor sensor for high accuracy over the critical 0-70[degrees]C food range.
The word "thermistor" is a contraction from "thermally sensitive resistor." A thermistor is made of a temperature-sensing element composed of sintered semiconductor material that exhibits a large change in resistance proportional to a small change in temperature.
Accessory sensors include high-accuracy thermistor probes, pressure sensors, a temperature/relative humidity probe, a light sensor and split-core AC current sensors.