Microwave Measures Up to Fire Detection

October 2006
Fire Chief;Oct2006, Vol. 50 Issue 10, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the project at the Universität Duisburg in Essen, Germany, demonstrating the conventional smoke and flame detection technology using microwaves to detect fire. The aim of the project was to study the thermal radiation emissions of fires to detect fires through thermal radiation in the microwave region. Research scientist Thorsten Kempka said that the microwave receiver device can measure thermal radiation from 2GHz to 4GHz.


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