Accession Number : ADP001532

Title :   The Torsional Tuning Fork as a Temperature Sensor,

Corporate Author : ASULAB S A NEUCHAETEL (SWITZERLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Dinger,R. J.

Report Date : 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A resonant temperature sensor has been developed using a torsionally vibrating quartz tuning fork. The unit has a linear temperature coefficient of 35 ppm/degrees C, operates at 262 kHz and is packaged in wrist watch tuning fork capsules of 1,5 mm diameter and 5,3 mm overall length.

Descriptors :   *Frequency, *Control, *Symposia, *Quartz resonators, *Crystals, Torsion, Tuning forks, Vibration, Temperature, Detectors, Resonators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE