A Novel Mini Calibrator for Thermochromic Liquid Crystals

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Christopher J. Elkins

Mechanical Engineering Department, Building 500, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 e-mail: belkins@vk.stanford.edu

John Fessler

Exponent, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025 e-mail: jfessler@exponent.com

John K. Eaton

Mechanical Engineering Department, Building 500, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 e-mail: eaton@vk.stanford.edu

J. Heat Transfer 123(3), 604-607 (Nov 21, 2000) (4 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1370505 History: Received December 14, 1999; Revised November 21, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Illustration showing the assembly of the mini calibrator
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Mini calibrator power circuit
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Time response of the mini calibrator to a 0.5°C step
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The calibration data and interpolated look up table values for a 25C5W liquid crystal sample




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