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Title: Carbon nanotube temperature and pressure sensors

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:
OSTI Identifier:
1390067
Assignee:
UT-BATTELLE, LLC ORNL
Patent Number(s):
9,759,622
Application Number:
14/035,105
Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Sep 24
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION

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