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Definition of Bolometer

Bolometer
Bolometer Bo*lom"e*ter, n. [Gr. ? a stroke, ray + -meter.] (Physics) An instrument for measuring minute quantities of radiant heat, especially in different parts of the spectrum; -- called also actinic balance, thermic balance. --S. P. Langley.

Meaning of Bolometer from wikipedia

- A bolometer is a device for measuring the power of incident electromagnetic radiation via the heating of a material with a temperature-dependent electrical...
- February 27, 1906) was an American astronomer, physicist, inventor of the bolometer and aviation pioneer. In addition to becoming the third Secretary of the...
- A microbolometer is a specific type of bolometer used as a detector in a thermal camera. Infrared radiation with wavelengths between 7.5–14 μm strikes...
- A scintillating bolometer (or luminescent bolometer) is a scientific instrument using particle physics in the search for events with low energy deposition...
- clock the Antikythera mechanism, an astronomical clock Blink comparator Bolometer the Canterbury Astrolabe Quadrant Celatone Celestial sphere Charge-coupled...
- plane arrays, which are of three different types: multi-beam feed arrays, bolometer arrays, and the experimental phased-array feeds. Multi-beam feed arrays...
- S. P. (1880). "The bolometer". Proceedings of the American Metrological Society. 2: 184–190. Langley, S. P. (1881). "The bolometer and radiant energy"...
- Two instruments known as the Submillimetre Common-User Bolometer Array, or SCUBA, have been used for detecting submillimetre radiation on the James Clerk...
- development of detectors was mainly focused on the use of thermometers and bolometers until World War I. A significant step in the development of detectors...
- older continuum single pixel UKT14 bolometer receiver was replaced around 1995 by the Submillimetre Common-User Bolometer Array (SCUBA). This instrument operated...
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