A device that measures light engery in the microwave and infrared spectrums. It consists of a temperature dependant resistance connected to a bridge circuit. The heating of the resistance source produced an indication of the power and intensity of the incident light.
What is BOLOMETER?
BOLOMETER: "A bolometer may be useful in determining faults in wiring."
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