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Temperature Measuring Probe Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052200D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

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Hinkel, H Kempf, J Makosch, G Wagner, H [+details]


This probe uses the temperature-dependence of the birefringence index o a suitable substance to measure the temperature of a surrounding agent. This is done by measuring the phase difference between the ordinary and extraordinary light beams reflected from the substance.