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Title: Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors

Abstract

The present invention, in one embodiment, provides a method of measuring pressure or temperature using a sensor including a sensor element composed of a plurality of carbon nanotubes. In one example, the resistance of the plurality of carbon nanotubes is measured in response to the application of temperature or pressure. The changes in resistance are then recorded and correlated to temperature or pressure. In one embodiment, the present invention provides for independent measurement of pressure or temperature using the sensors disclosed herein.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1330318
Patent Number(s):
9,476,785
Application Number:
14/035,097
Assignee:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Sep 24
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Ivanov, Ilia N., and Geohegan, David B. Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Ivanov, Ilia N., & Geohegan, David B. Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors. United States.
Ivanov, Ilia N., and Geohegan, David B. Tue . "Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1330318.
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