Heat flux sensing in research applications

gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors are used by scientists at world class research institutes in very diverse applications. Below you can find a continuously updated list of publications of research conducted with gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors categorized according to application. Contact us if a publication is missing or if you would like to discuss your application.


Thermic insulation properties determined with heat flux sensors

Minimal contact formation between hollow glass microparticles toward low-density and thermally insulating composite materials
Authors: Zhen Wang, Tao Zhang, Byung Kyu Park, Woo Il Lee, and David J. Hwang
Journal of Materials Science (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-017-0908-x


Breathing walls: The design of porous materials for heat exchange and decentralized ventilation
Authors: Salmaan Craig, Jonathan Grinham
Energy and Buildings (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2017.05.036

Inverse models for transient wall heat flux estimation based on single and multi-point temperature measurements
Authors: Mahesh Kumar Yadav,Sachin K.Singh, Ahsen Parwez, Sameer Khandekar
International Journal of Thermal Sciences (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2017.10.027

Improving the thermal behaviour of bricks by incorporating shape-stabilized phase change materials
Authors: A. Serrano, A. Acosta, I. Iglesias, J. F. Rodríguez, and M. Carmona
IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering (2017)
DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/251/1/012115


Characterization of heat flux and thermal comfort in textiles

Porous, water-resistant multifilament yarn spun from gelatin
Authors: Philipp R. Stoessel, Urs Krebs, Rudolf Hufenus, Marcel Halbeisen, Martin Zeltner, Robert N. Grass, and Wendelin J. Stark
Biomacromolecules (2015)


Fundamental research with gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors

Isothermal calorimeter for measurements of time-dependent heat generation rate in individual supercapacitor electrodes
Authors: Obaidallah Munteshari, Jonathan Lau, Atindra Krishnan, Bruce Dunn, Laurent Pilon
Journal of Power Sources (2018)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2017.11.012

Bioinspired microactuators for zero-power heat flux regulation
Authors: Moritz Thielen, Emir Sanusoglu, Florian Fürer, Nicolas Ehrenberg, Christofer Hierold
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (2017)

Spontaneous self-dislodging of freezing water droplets and the role of wettability
Authors: Gustav Graeber, Thomas M. Schutzius, Hadi Eghlidi, Dimos Poulikakos
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2017)

A liquid-state thermal diode
Authors: Prudhvidhar R. Gaddam, Scott T. Huxtable, William A. Ducker
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2016)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.09.071

Solid-state thermal diode with shape memory alloys (SMA)
Authors: C.Y. Tso, Christopher Y.H. Chao
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2015)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.10.045

Hollow silica as an optically transparent and thermally insulating polymer additive
Authors: Lusi Ernawati, Takashi Ogi, Ratna Balgis, Kikuo Okuyama, Mario Stucki, Samuel C. Hess, and Wendelin J. Stark
Langmuir (2015)

Technical note: An experimental set-up to measure latent and sensible heat fluxes from (artificial) plant leaves
Authors: Schymanski, Stanislaus; Breitenstein, Daniel; Or, Dani
Hydrology and Earth System Sciences (2017)


Characterization of industrial production routes and proof of model simulations

Characteristics of Turbulent Airflow Deduced from Rapid Surface Thermal Fluctuations: An Infrared Surface Anemometer
Authors: Milad Aminzadeh, Daniel Breitenstein, Dani Or
Boundary-Layer Meteorology (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10546-017-0279-5 

An easily-deployable wireless sensor network for building energy performance assessment
Authors: Mario Frei, Johannes Hofer, Arno Schlüter, Zoltan Nagi
Energy Procedia (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.309

The prebound-effect in detail: real indoor temperatures in basements and measured versus calculated U-values
Authors: Caroline Hoffmann, Achim Geissler
Energy Procedia (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.301

Campus Energy Model: Using a Semi-Automated Workflow to Build Spatially Resolved Campus Building Energy Models for Climate Change and Net-Zero Scenario Evaluation
Authors: Thomas Suesser, Timur Dogan
Proceedings of the 15th IBPSA Conference (2017)
DOI: http://bit.ly/2x8dq2X

Calibration of discrete element heat transfer parameters by central composite design
Authors: Zongquan Deng, Jinsheng Cui, Xuyan Hou, Shengyuan Jiang
Chinese Journal of Mechanical Engineering (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10033-017-0072-x

Thermoelectric characterization of flexible micro-thermoelectric generators
Authors: D. Beretta, M. Massetti, G. Lanzani, and M. Caironi
Review of Scientific Instruments (2017)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4973417

Modelling and compensation of thermally induced positioning errors in a high precision positioning application
Authors: Simon Züst, Philip Paul, Lukas Weiss, Konrad Wegener
International Federation of Automatic Control -Papers OnLine (IFAC-Papers OnLine) (2016)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2016.10.579

Local heat transfer characteristics of a nozzle array for batch drying of thin films under industrial process conditions
Authors: Michael Baunach, Stefan Jaiser, Philipp Cavadini, Philip Scharfer, Wilhelm Schabel
Journal of Coatings Technology and Research (2015)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11998-015-9712-1


Characterization of the gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensor

Measurement issues associated with surface mounting of thermopile heat flux sensors
Authors: Sachin K.Singh, Mahesh Kumar Yadav, Sameer Khandekar
Applied Thermal Engineering (2016)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.12.076

The study of in-situ measurement method for wall thermal performance diagnosis of existing apartment
Authors: Kim Seohoon , Kim Jonghun, Yoo Seunghwan, Jeong Hakgeun, Song Kyoodong
Journal of the Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Enviroment (2016)
DOI: 10.12813/kieae.2016.16.4.071