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9039280 Highly-reliable micro-electromechanical system temperature sensor  
A micro-electromechanical system-type (MEMS) sensor arrangement for wirelessly measuring temperatures is disclosed. The MEMS sensor arrangement includes a multimorph sensor, a sensor coil coupled...
9028142 Integrated microelectronic package temperature sensor  
Temperatures in microelectronic integrated circuit packages and components may be measured in situ using carbon nanotube networks. An array of carbon nanotubes strung between upstanding structures...
9028138 Electronic device  
An electronic device includes a heat source, a heat-absorbing cold point, a thermally insulating material for insulating the heat source from the cold point with a conductivity at a...
9025080 Heat transfer camera ring  
A camera system includes a camera and a camera housing structured to at least partially enclose the camera. The camera comprises an internal heat sink thermally coupled to electronics of the...
9010999 Method for determining the temperature of a power semiconductor  
A method for determining the temperature of a power semiconductor, wherein a first control contact is connected to a first pole of a series resistor integrated in the power semiconductor. A second...
9004756 Temperature sensor  
A temperature sensor includes a constant current source and a transistor stack connected to the constant current source. The transistor stack includes a first transistor having a base connected to...
8992075 Sensor apparatus systems, devices and methods  
A sensor apparatus and sensor apparatus system for use in conjunction with a cassette, including a disposable or replaceable cassette. In some embodiments, the cassette includes a thermal well for...
8985850 Adaptive gate driver strength control  
An adaptive algorithm running on a processing device receives a temperature value that represents a temperature at a gate terminal of a transistor. The adaptive algorithm, determines a drive...
8974115 Temperature measurement system and method  
In one or more implementations, a temperature measuring system is provided, including a temperature sensing probe having (a) a thermistor operatively connected to a first conductor and (b) a...
8967857 Temperature detection device that detects temperature of rotor of motor  
A temperature detection device that detects a temperature of a rotor of a motor. The temperature detection device has a current detection unit configured to detect a current value of a current...
8920026 Accurate current sensing with heat transfer correction  
In one embodiment, a current sensing circuit corrects for the transient and steady state temperature measurement errors due to physical separation between a resistive sense element and a...
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...
8905634 Temperature detection apparatus  
A temperature detection apparatus includes a transformer, a thermostat attached directly to an electrically conductive site of the heating element and has contacts that become short-circuited or...
8882346 Washing machine, in particular a laundry machine or washing/drying machine or a dishwasher, equipped with a device for detecting the temperature of the electric resistance used for warming up the wash liquid  
The present invention relates to a washing machine (2), in particular a laundry washing or washing/drying machine or a dishwasher, comprising: a tub (3) adapted to contain a wash liquid (4), an...
8876374 Temperature sensor  
A temperature sensor generates a variable voltage whose level decreases linearly as a temperature increases, and compares the variable voltage with first and second reference voltages to generate...
8869426 Heating circuit with monitoring arrangement for a household appliance  
A washing and/or drying appliance includes a heating circuit (140) for heating a washing liquid and/or a drying air flow, connected to voltage distribution lines (105a,105b) distributing power...
8870451 Circuit arrangement for an electric seat heating means  
An electrical seat heater of a vehicle has a heating resistor which is connected to a seat ground cable has a temperature-dependent sensor resistor in the vehicle seat. A control unit is outside...
8840301 Diverse and redundant resistance temperature detector  
A diverse and redundant resistance temperature detector (“D&R RTD”) is provided. The D&R RTD is utilized in obtaining temperature readings in environments, such as fluids and gasses, by measuring...
8821009 Thermal sensors having flexible substrates and use thereof  
Methods and apparatuses for Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) resonator to monitor the platform temperature. Fabricating the resonator on a relatively low cost flexible polymer substrate...
8801274 Time-related temperature variation transducer, electronic chip incorporating this transducer and method of fabrication of this chip  
A transducer for transducing time-related temperature variations into a difference in potentials includes an upper conductive electrode designed to be exposed to a time-related temperature...
8773336 Illumination devices and related systems and methods  
Illumination devices and related systems and methods are closed that can be used for LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) backlights, LED lamps, or other applications. The illumination devices can include...
8740456 Adjusting delivery of current in a connection based on temperature  
Adjusting current based on temperature. A change in temperature of a connection between a first device and a second device may be measured. The change in temperature may be performed while the...
8734012 Temperature sensor  
A temperature sensor includes a plastic bottom shell, a plastic cap mating the plastic shell, and a temperature responsive element mounted to the plastic cap and received in a cavity of the...
8727616 Differential thermistor circuit  
This document discusses, among other things, an apparatus and method for providing temperature information. In an example, an integrated circuit apparatus can include a first resistor configured...
8727609 Method for the thermal characterization of a portion of material  
A method for thermal characterization of a portion of first material of elongate shape on which there is arranged a portion of a second, electrically conductive material of elongate shape, the...
8721175 Fastening apparatus with engine and cartridge thermistors  
The fastening apparatus for fastening elements includes a combustion chamber, a housing for a gas cartridge, means for injecting gas from a cartridge into the combustion chamber and a management...
8708553 System for verifying temperature measurement  
The present application is directed to a system for verifying calibration of a temperature sensor comprising an above-ambient temperature verifier and a below-ambient temperature verifier. The...
8702307 Method for determining internal LCD temperature  
Embodiments include a system and method for determining the temperature of the liquid crystal layer of a liquid crystal display. Because LCD performance is dependant on the temperature of the...
8696198 Temperature recorder with RF transmission interface  
A temperature recorder mainly includes a micro control unit (MCU), a temperature sensing circuit, a memory with RF transmission function, and at least one antenna unit. The MCU electrically...
8696196 Bleed leakage detection system and method  
A bleed leakage detection system includes an arrangement of thermostats that are capable of detecting the place where the bleed air leakage is occurring (e.g., the failed junction in bleed air...
8678646 Method and system for using common subchannel to assess the operating characteristics of transducers  
A system and method for using a common subchannel to assess operating characteristics of one of a plurality of transducers coupled to said subchannel is disclosed. The transducers are divided into...
8672537 Method and device for the detection and/or measurement of fouling in heat exchangers  
The invention relates to a method for the detection and/or measurement of fouling in a heat exchanger, whereby the resistance value (R1, R2) of a resistor (R), placed on a wall (P) of this heat...
8672541 Temperature sensor  
A temperature sensor (100) includes a heat-sensitive element (21) having a thermistor sintered-body (22), an insulating support (31), an insulation sheath (41) and a housing tube (11). The...
8668384 System and method for detecting the temperature of an electrophoretic display device  
An apparatus includes a temperature detector coupled to a conductive layer of an electrophoretic display device. The temperature detector is operable to measure a leakage current that is...
8651737 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...
8637138 Layered structures on thin substrates  
A thin substrate has a layered structure on one surface, and can also have a layered structure on the other. Each layered structure can include a part of at least one patterned layer that, if...
8628237 Method for measuring contacting thermal resistance of one-dimensional structures  
A method for measuring a contacting thermal resistance of one-dimensional structures is provided. A first one-dimensional structure and A second one-dimensional structure are crossed and in...
8628240 Temperature measurement using a diode with saturation current cancellation  
Various embodiments provide systems and methods measuring the temperature of a device using a semiconductor temperature sensor, such as a diode. This invention allows the use of an uncalibrated...
8608378 Temperature measuring apparatus  
Disclosed is a temperature measuring apparatus which is provided with: a substrate (2); a temperature sensor (3) disposed on one surface of the substrate (2); and a wire (8) disposed to...
8602645 Temperature detection system  
A temperature detection system includes a power semiconductor device, a chip temperature detection device for detecting a temperature of the power semiconductor device, loss-related characteristic...
8591104 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...
8573843 Temperature measuring device  
Provided is a temperature measuring device capable of continuously measuring a body temperature without imposing a load on a subject or a measurer. The temperature measuring device includes: a...
8562209 Method to control the work of electronic thermometer by using the position of probe and the apparatus composed of  
The invention discloses a method to control the work of electronic thermometer by using the position of probe. The probe incased in a disposable sheath, wherein the pre-heating mechanism in the...
8556505 Apparatus, system, and method for accurately reading high and low temperatures  
According to one embodiment, an apparatus for reading a temperature of a material includes a thermistor that is communicable in temperature sensing communication with the material. The apparatus...
8556506 Temperature-current transducer  
A temperature-current transducer includes first and second voltage dividers, with the first voltage divider including a thermistor in an environment. An operational amplifier has a first input...
8550707 Device for detecting temperature variations in a chip  
A device for detecting temperature variations of the substrate of an integrated circuit chip, including, in the substrate, implanted resistors connected as a Wheatstone bridge, wherein each of two...
8545097 Turbocharger overheating protection device and method of its manufacture  
A housing between mineral-insulated cable and connecting wire in a turbocharger overheating protection device may include the following characteristics: coiled regions of springs (10) arranged...
8529125 Dynamic estimation of cell core temperature by simple external measurements  
Methods and systems for dynamically estimating the core temperature of at least one cell in a battery during an operative period. The method includes receiving by at least one controller the...
8529124 Methods for gas sensing with single-walled carbon nanotubes  
Methods for gas sensing with single-walled carbon nanotubes are described. The methods comprise biasing at least one carbon nanotube and exposing to a gas environment to detect variation in...
8523429 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...