TITLE

Tuning fork and polymer wire sense IR light

AUTHOR(S)
Wallace, John
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Laser Focus World;Jun2007, Vol. 43 Issue 6, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of a thermomechanical sensor by the researches at Arizona State University in Tempe based on polymer wire stretched across a microfabricated quartz tuning fork. The output frequency of the fork was determined by measuring the change in output amplitude as the resonant frequency shifted from the driving frequency. Furthermore, the group is also investigating polymer wires with better thermoresponsive properties.
ACCESSION #
25485641

 

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