Russian Scientists Expand Horizons of Thermo-Diagnostics
Thermal energy, which is also known as infrared energy, refers to invisible light whose wavelength is too long to be detected by the human eye. It is technically, that part of the electro-magnetic spectrum that we perceive as heat. It should be noted that within this context, anything that contains a temperature above absolute zero emits heat, including very cold objects such as former in-laws and ice cubes. Infrared thermography has been especially useful in detecting variations in temperature behind walls, which enables technicians to detect household problems such as leaking, rodent and insect infestations, hidden mold colonies and various other electrical problems.
How have Russian scientists improved nature’s system of thermo-diagnostics?
Russian scientists have developed Z-Thermistors, which are new, thermally-sensitive elements that are perfect for temperature regulation alarm devices for set temperatures, and sensors for use in the thermal diagnostics of oncological diseases. Their exact composition, technology and configuration is a secret, despite the fact that scientists have patented their development in Russia, China, Europe and America.
How does the Z-Thermistor work?
The n-p semi-conductor structure of the Russian Z-Thermistor is silicone with small inclusions of atoms and other elements. By shifting from one stable state with low current to another with high current, it reacts to temperature changes. This causes a transition of the structure and is the reason Z-Thermistors are also known as “readjusted alarm devices for set temperatures.”
What advantage does the Z-Thermister have over other heat sensors?
The Russian Z-Thermistors are more sensitive than other heat sensors and they are also less costly, smaller and simpler to operate. They can also control a wide range of temperatures, ranging from 40 degrees below zero to 120 degrees above zero (centigrade). This allows for a wide range of applications which include but are not limited to: alarm devices for set temperatures in residential, storage and industrial buildings, cars and aircrafts, engines, braking systems and fire alarms.
Thermal diagnostics of oncological diseases can be helped by the Z-Thermistors because they are much simpler to operate than thermo-vision cameras, which search for areas warmer than the rest of patient’s body surface. Z-Thermistors can also detect these warm zones near mammary and thyroid glands, but at a lower cost than other devices.
Time will tell the many other benefits of the thermal diagnostic breakthrough known as the Z-Thermistor.
M Dee Dubroff
Fashion and Technology Blogger