Thin film sensors for surface measurements

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StatementLisa C. Martin ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA/TM -- 2001-211149., NASA technical memorandum -- 211149.
ContributionsMartin, Lisa C., NASA Glenn Research Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL17612540M

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Advanced thin film sensors that can provide accurate surface temperature, strain, and heat flux measurements have been developed at NASA Glenn Research Center.

THIN Thin film sensors for surface measurements book SENSORS FOR SURFACE MEASUREMENTS Lisa C. Martin, John D. Wrbanek, and Gustave C.

Fralick National Aeronautics and Space Administration Glenn Research Center Cleveland, Ohio ABSTRACT Advanced thin film sensors that can provide accurate surface temperature, strain, and heat flux measurements. Applications of thin film thermocouples for surface temperature measurement Lisa C.

Martin and Raymond Holanda National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio ABSTRACT Thin film thermocouples provide a minimally intrusive means of measuring surface temperature in hostile, high temperature environments.

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Each type of input energy is discussed in a separate chapter. Detailed descriptions are given of the materials, properties, structure and principles of operation of the sensors as well as their main : Hardcover.

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Fralick, Lisa C. Martin, John D. Wrbanek NASA Glenn Research Center ABSTRACT Advanced thin film sensors that can provide accurate surface temperature, strain, and heat flux measurements have been developed at NASA Glenn Research Center.

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Characterize film electronic structure. Small changes in the electronic structure of molecules can be detected by measuring the change in surface potential. Characterize molecular structure.

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