Glossary Definition for Temperature Sensor

Glossary Term: Temperature Sensor 

Definition

Temperature sensor that uses an external diode-connected transistor as the sensing element to measure temperatures external to the sensor (for example, on a circuit board or on the die of a CPU). Generally produces a digital output.
Keywords

transistor, diode, temperature, thermal, sensing, remote diode, integrated temperature sensor, cpu, sensor, resistor, rtd, thermocouple
Related Parts
  • DS60 - Analog Temperature Sensor
  • MAX6612 - High-Slope, Low-Power, Analog Temperature Sensor in an SC70 Package
  • MAX6605 - Low-Power Analog Temperature Sensor in SC70 Package
  • MAX6613 - Low-Voltage Analog Temperature Sensor in an SC70 Package
  • MAX6608 - Low-Voltage Analog Temperature Sensors in SC70 and SOT23 Packages
  • MAX6607 - Low-Voltage Analog Temperature Sensors in SC70 and SOT23 Packages
  • MAX6611 - Precision, Low-Power, 6-Pin SOT23 Temperature Sensors and Voltage References
  • MAX6610 - Precision, Low-Power, 6-Pin SOT23 Temperature Sensors and Voltage References
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