Accession Number : AD0626161

Title :   AN INVESTIGATION OF THE APPLICATION OF FEEDBACK AND COMPARATOR CONCEPTS TO SENSITIVE SEMICONDUCTOR INSTRUMENTS.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : PRINCETON UNIV N J DEPT OF AEROSPACE AND MECHANICAL SCIENCES

Personal Author(s) : Durbin,Enoch J. ; Born,Gerard J. ; Takashima,Kazuaki

Report Date : OCT 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 135

Abstract : A theoretical and experimental investigation was made of the application of feedback to semiconductor energy sensors. By the application of feedback the sensor becomes an energy comparator with improved dynamic response. The comparator characteristics are determined by their physical (mechanical) characteristics towards their environment and are practically independent of the electrical sensor characteristics. Simple compensation over a wide temperature is then often possible. Practical applications are discussed and evaluated such as, temperature measurement, RMS measurement, pressure measurement and radiation measurement. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES, TEMPERATURE), (*TEMPERATURE SENSITIVE ELEMENTS, RELIABILITY), FEEDBACK, COMPARATORS, ERRORS, ENERGY, MEASUREMENT, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Mfg & Industrial Eng & Control of Product Sys
      Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE