Cambridge University seeks to commercialise temperature sensor.

The University of Cambridge is in the process of commercialising a highly-accurate temperature sensor that could save large gas turbine manufacturers millions.

Through the efforts of the university’s tech transfer unit Cambridge Enterprise, the sensor has already attracted the attention of a range of industries due to the benefits it could offer jet engines, nuclear reactors or other large gas turbine engines.

The sensor, or thermocouple, is currently in prototype stage. It minimises drift degradation of the sensor, providing more…

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