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Nurturing a Disruptive Technology for Thermodynamic Metrology

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Author(s)

Zeeshan Ahmed

Abstract

This presenation lays out a case, based on economic and technologic considerations, that the present technologies for temperature and pressure measurement are ripe for disruption. We argue that a better use of research funds is to identify and nuture disruptive technologies that can upend the field. Photonics is identified a potentially disruptive technology for temperature and pressure measurements. Basic working principles, preliminary results and long term vision of the photonics program are briefly discussed.

Keywords

disruptive technology, temperature, pressure, photonics, ring resonator

Citation

Ahmed, Z. (2014), Nurturing a Disruptive Technology for Thermodynamic Metrology (Accessed April 14, 2024)
Created September 12, 2014, Updated February 19, 2017