Glossary Definition for Thermistor

Glossary Term: Thermistor 

Definition

A temperature-dependent resistor with a high temperature coefficient, usually composed of sintered semiconductor material.
Synonyms
  • Temperature Resistor
Keywords

resistance, temperature, detector, resistor, sensor, thermal
Related Parts
  • MAX6691 - Four-Channel Thermistor Temperature-to-Pulse-Width Converter
  • MAX6682 - Thermistor-to-Digital Converter
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