hot junction

hot junction

[′hät ′jəŋk·shən]
(electronics)
The heated junction of a thermocouple.
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After another uneventful morning on a permanent stand, I descended with an eye toward locating a hot junction, funnel or fence crossing to hunt the following morning.
Hot Junction Ungrounded The Length Of The Themocouple 650 Mm.
When the hot junction is at a temperature different from the reference junction, a small current is created, and the magnitude of this current can be used to calculate the temperature difference between the two junctions.
In order to form the hot junctions, OMC has developed highly advanced manufacturing technology at its plants in Japan.
By creating hot junctions on highly heat-resistant dielectric membranes, and cold junctions on highly heat-conductive silicon, it is possible to achieve high-speed response and high-energy conversion efficiency (infrared rays - temperature - thermoelectric force).