A @R05054@ constructed from a material having a large temperature @C01124@ of @R05315@. Absorption of radiation gives rise to a change in @R05315@. A bolometer is named according to its active component, e.g. thermistor bolometer, @S05591@ bolometer, superconductor bolometer.
PAC, 1995, 67, 1745. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis-XI. Detection of radiation (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1752 [Terms] [Paper]