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9039276 Temperature detecting device, electro-optic device and electronic apparatus  
A control unit sets a time interval for measuring a temperature of a liquid crystal panel as a first time interval (1 second), and thereafter measures the temperature of the liquid crystal panel...
8985848 Thermal inspection system  
The method and apparatus to automatically inspect or pre-screen the Equipment of passing CMVs employs the novel application of acquiring, processing and analyzing the temperature data from areas...
8950935 Thermometer having a digital infrared sensor  
A non-touch thermometer that senses temperature from a digital infrared sensor is described. A digital signal representing a temperature without conversion from analog is transmitted from the...
8911147 System and method for analyzing a thermal image using configurable markers  
A graphical user interface for analyzing thermal images is provided. The interface can be used to identify the temperatures at multiple areas of interest defined on an image. The areas can be...
8911144 Optical coherence tomography (OCT) freeze drying microscopy  
A product critical temperature during freeze drying is determined. The product is imaged using optical coherence tomography (“OCT”). The product is freeze dried while the temperature of the...
8905633 Fire sensor, fire detection system, fire suppression system, and combinations thereof  
A combination fire detection and fire suppression system may include a fire detection system configured to detect an undesirably high temperature associated with an area. The fire detection system...
8858069 Optical fiber temperature distribution measuring device  
There is provided an optical fiber temperature distribution measuring device which measures a temperature distribution along an optical fiber (3) using backward Raman scattering light generated in...
8764285 Nondestructive residential inspection method and apparatus  
This invention provides an apparatus for nondestructive residential inspection and various methods for using a thermal imaging apparatus coupled to inspect exterior residential components,...
8740454 Environmental measurement system and environmental measurement method  
An optical fiber is provided with a first measurement portion and a second measurement portion provided with covering layers different at least in any one of heat capacity and heat conductivity....
8682417 Heat-related symptom detection systems and methods  
Methods for detection of heat-related symptoms can include use of a thermal sensor to obtain thermal data. Subsets of the thermal data can correspond with multiple subjects. The subsets can be...
8636406 Apparatus for thermal characterization under non-uniform heat load  
An apparatus determines cooling characteristics of an operational cooling device used for transferring heat from an electronic device. The operational cooling device is thermally coupled to a heat...
8523427 Sensor device with improved sensitivity to temperature variation in a semiconductor substrate  
A sensor device formed on a semiconductor substrate. The device comprises a thermal radiation sensor including a sensing cell and a referencing cell which are co-operable for providing a first...
8496373 Method of infrared inspection for structure, test specimen for infrared inspection and heat conductive member  
A test specimen having a to-be-photographed surface and an attachment surface which is a back side thereof is produced, and attached to a structure. An artificial abnormal portion is provided...
8496376 Dual source auto-correction in distributed temperature systems  
An automatic and continuous method is presented to improve the accuracy of fiber optic distributed temperature measurements derived from Raman back scatterings utilizing two light sources with...
8480300 Device for analyzing a beam profile of a laser beam  
A device for analyzing a beam profile of a laser beam includes a carrier plate, a plurality of first temperature-sensitive measuring elements, in particular diodes, which are arranged in a...
8469588 System and method for compressor inlet temperature measurement  
A system includes a radiation detector array directed toward a fluid flow into a compressor. The radiation detector array is configured to output a signal indicative of a two-dimensional...
8454230 Method and system for indirect determination of local irradiance in an optical system  
The invention concerns a method for the indirect determination of local irradiance in an optical system; wherein the optical system comprises optical elements between which an illuminated beam...
8449176 Automated binary processing of thermographic sequence data  
A method for processing thermographic data is disclosed including thermally disturbing a specimen of unknown quality, collecting thermal data from said specimen, converting the collected data into...
8442263 Quantification of energy loss from buildings  
A method for determining heat and/or energy loss from a building using a thermographic image of the building, the image of the building being captured at a pre-determined angle, preferably...
8408786 Optical characterization of photonic integrated circuits  
In one aspect, the present invention provides techniques and apparatus for optical characterization of photonic devices and/or circuits. By way of example, the techniques can be used to identify...
8376209 Non-destructive thermal conductivity detection of solder voids  
Systems and methods can produce thermal images of the mounting of a thermally-enhanced integrated circuit (IC) upon a circuit board. The system includes a thermal imaging camera that is operable...
8353626 Emissivity independent non-contact high temperature measurement system and method  
An apparatus for determining a temperature of an object without contacting the object. An etalon filter may be used to receive spectral radiation of the object over a plurality of wavelengths and...
8348502 Lighting apparatus  
There is provided a lighting apparatus that is capable of accurately measuring the temperature of an optical member that transmits therethrough light emitted from a light source without blocking...
8337079 Fluorescent temperature sensor  
To provide a fluorescent temperature sensor capable of identifying easily the location of a failure. A fluorescent temperature sensor for producing a temperature signal from fluorescent light from...
8300880 System and method for temperature data acquisition  
A system and method is disclosed for acquiring temperature data from a plurality of features in a chamber including capturing a first image of an interior area of the chamber, capturing a second...
8300922 Hand-held programmable inspection system with a display  
Methods are provided for using a programmable hand-held inspection system to direct an inspection process. Methods typically involve loading a survey template application software routine into the...
8240912 Multi-zone non-contact spot thermometer  
A non-contact measurement device includes two or more detectors for sensing scene data from corresponding measurement zones within a target scene. Devices further include an optical system for...
8109669 Temperature uniformity measurement during thermal processing  
Methods and systems for determining a radial differential metrology profile of a substrate heated in a process chamber is provided. Methods and systems for determining an angular or azimuthal...
8104951 Temperature uniformity measurements during rapid thermal processing  
Methods and apparatus for measuring substrate uniformity is provided. The invention includes placing a substrate in a thermal processing chamber, rotating the substrate while the substrate is...
7989769 In-cabinet thermal monitoring method and system  
Thermographic imaging equipment is incorporated directly into cabinets housing electrical switchgear to provide for dedicated, nearly continuous monitoring of the contained equipment. A mechanical...
7980758 Equipment for non-contact temperature measurement of samples of materials arranged under vacuum  
The invention concerns an equipment for non-contact temperature measurement (1) of samples of materials (2) arranged in a vacuum chamber (12). A UV lamp (6) illuminates the samples (2) through a...
7946760 Method and apparatus for dynamic measurement of across-chip temperatures  
In one embodiment, the invention is a method and apparatus for dynamic measurement of across-chip temperatures. One embodiment of a method for measuring temperatures across an integrated circuit...
7938576 Sensing system for obtaining images and surface temperatures  
A sensing system simultaneously obtains images and surface temperatures of processing tubes inside process heaters using an imaging sensor operating in the visible or infrared regions of the...
7887234 Maximum blade surface temperature estimation for advanced stationary gas turbines in near-infrared (with reflection)  
Methods for maximum scene surface temperature estimation for blades with reflective surface properties in advanced stationary gas turbines are disclosed. The approach utilizes high speed infrared...
7883266 Method and apparatus for defect detection in a cold plate  
Method and apparatus are provided for detecting a defect in a cold plate, configured for cooling an electronics component. The method includes: establishing a first fluid flow through the cold...
7837383 Apparatus and method for real time measurement of substrate temperatures for use in semiconductor growth and wafer processing  
The invention is an optical method and apparatus for measuring the temperature of semiconductor substrates in real-time, during thin film growth and wafer processing. Utilizing the nearly linear...
7828478 Apparatus and method for thermal detection  
A thermal detecting device for sensing temperature at multiple locations proximate to the detecting device is provided. The detecting device has a pair of infrared detectors each configured to...
7781512 Control of product in curing ovens for formaldehyde-free glass fiber products  
A system for curing a binders applied to glass fibers is disclosed. The curing of the binder is accomplished by passing the binder coated glass fibers through a curing oven having one or more...
7758239 Method and device for normalizing temperature variations  
A method of sensing the temperature of a heated object includes obtaining past temperature data relating to the heated object, capturing a thermal image of the heated object, obtaining a reference...
7744274 Methods and apparatus for temperature measurement and control on a remote substrate surface  
Provided is an apparatus for substrate processing. The apparatus may include a radiation source emitting a photonic beam, an optical system to form a beam image, a scanning stage, a temperature...
7717617 Multiple band pass filtering for pyrometry in laser based annealing systems  
A thermal processing system includes a source of laser radiation emitting at a laser wavelength, beam projection optics disposed between the reflective surface and a substrate support capable of...
7706596 Method and apparatus for automating an inspection procedure  
A process for using a hand-held infrared inspection system incorporating on-board training, on-board validation, on-board operator certification, on-board reporting information, or on-board survey...
7699521 Automated binary processing of thermographic sequence data  
A method for processing thermographic data is disclosed including thermally disturbing a sample collecting, as a function of time, thermal data from said sample, converting the collected data...
7695188 Method and system for real-time estimation and prediction of the thermal state of a microprocessor unit  
An apparatus for predicting a thermal state of a system including a semiconductor chip includes a plurality of sensors formed on the semiconductor chip for measuring a temperature at first...
7686505 Method and system for indirect determination of local irradiance in an optical system  
The invention concerns a method for the indirect determination of local irradiance in an optical system; wherein the optical system comprises optical elements between which an illuminated beam...
7633066 Multiwavelength pyrometry systems  
A thermal measurement system includes a number of detectors configured to receive radiation within respective wavelength ranges. The system also includes a mirror configured to selectively direct...
7607825 Method and apparatus for monitoring the formation of deposits in furnaces  
Method and apparatus for monitoring formation of deposits of solid particles from flue gas onto furnace walls formed of welded-together tubes through which cooling medium flows. For the entire...
7604399 Temperature monitor for bus structure flex connector  
A temperature monitor for monitoring plural locations on an electrical bus structure. The temperature monitor includes an infrared sensor for receiving infrared energy from a plurality of discrete...
7591583 Transient defect detection algorithm  
The invention provides an apparatus and method for detecting flaws in an object. The method includes the step of heating a portion of a surface of an object wherein the surface is defined by a...
7454050 Method of automating a thermographic inspection process  
A process for using a hand-held infrared inspection system incorporating on-board training, on-board validation, on-board operator certification, on-board reporting information, or on-board survey...

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