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Number: 257/470
Name: Active solid-state devices (e.g., transistors, solid-state diodes) > Responsive to non-electrical signal (e.g., chemical, stress, light, or magnetic field sensors) > Temperature > Pn junction adapted as temperature sensor
Description: Subject matter wherein the active junction is a pn junction (i.e., forms a boundary between p-type and n-type carrier materials) and generates an electrical signal in response to thermal energy incident upon the active junction.

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8710615 Semiconductor device with an amorphous semi-insulating layer, temperature sensor, and method of manufacturing a semiconductor device Apr. 29, 2014
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8563844 Thin-film heterostructure thermoelectrics in a group IIA and IV-VI materials system Oct. 22, 2013
8541861 Infrared detection device Sep. 24, 2013
8441093 Shared membrane thermopile sensor array May. 14, 2013
8415761 Polarization aligned and polarization graded thermoelectric materials and method of forming thereof Apr. 9, 2013
8390113 Thermoelectric conversion module Mar. 5, 2013
8309838 Potential amplified nonequilibrium thermal electric device (PANTEC) Nov. 13, 2012
8304851 Semiconductor thermocouple and sensor Nov. 6, 2012
8294247 High-power device having thermocouple embedded therein and method for manufacturing the same Oct. 23, 2012
8283194 Method for applying layers onto thermoelectric materials Oct. 9, 2012
8183658 Field-effect transistor (FET) with embedded diode May. 22, 2012
8169045 System and method for constructing shielded seebeck temperature difference sensor May. 1, 2012
8120134 High-performance diode device structure and materials used for the same Feb. 21, 2012
8120135 Transistor Feb. 21, 2012
8092083 Temperature sensor with digital bandgap Jan. 10, 2012
8089134 Semiconductor device Jan. 3, 2012
8018019 Space-charge-free semiconductor and method Sep. 13, 2011
7988354 Temperature detection for a semiconductor component Aug. 2, 2011
7982278 Thermoelectric module Jul. 19, 2011
7862233 Self heating monitor for SiGe and SOI CMOS devices Jan. 4, 2011
7816747 Detector for detecting electromagnetic waves Oct. 19, 2010
RE41801 Thin-film thermoelectric device and fabrication method of same Oct. 5, 2010
7808067 Semiconductor device and temperature sensor structure for a semiconductor device Oct. 5, 2010
7800195 Semiconductor apparatus having temperature sensing diode Sep. 21, 2010
7759758 Integrated circuit having resistance temperature sensor Jul. 20, 2010
7737521 Field effect power transistor Jun. 15, 2010
7622782 Pressure sensors and methods of making the same Nov. 24, 2009
7598584 Infrared solid-state image pickup apparatus and a production method thereof Oct. 6, 2009
7569763 Solid state energy converter Aug. 4, 2009
7545017 Wafer level package for surface acoustic wave device and fabrication method thereof Jun. 9, 2009
7534034 Device for detecting at least one environmental influence May. 19, 2009
7462922 Semiconductor device provided with temperature detection function Dec. 9, 2008
7352045 Adhesion and/or encapsulation of silicon carbide-based semiconductor devices on ceramic substrates Apr. 1, 2008
7342169 Phonon-blocking, electron-transmitting low-dimensional structures Mar. 11, 2008
7239002 Integrated circuit device Jul. 3, 2007
7187053 Thermal sensing method and system Mar. 6, 2007
7166796 Method for producing a device for direct thermoelectric energy conversion Jan. 23, 2007
7129557 Autonomic thermal monitor and controller for thin film devices Oct. 31, 2006
7109408 Solid state energy converter Sep. 19, 2006
7030453 Bolometric detector with an antenna Apr. 18, 2006
6995691 Bonded structure using reacted borosilicate mixture Feb. 7, 2006
6989574 High temperature circuit structures with thin film layer Jan. 24, 2006
6958443 Low power thermoelectric generator Oct. 25, 2005
6930371 Temperature-sensing diode Aug. 16, 2005
6911714 Adhesion and/or encapsulation of silicon carbide-based semiconductor devices on ceramic substrates Jun. 28, 2005
6894215 Thermoelectric module May. 17, 2005
6867470 Multi-slope analog temperature sensor Mar. 15, 2005
6861717 Device for defecting a magnetic field, magnetic field measure and current meter Mar. 1, 2005

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