gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors in fundamental research

A liquid-state thermal diode

Authors: Prudhvidhar R. Gaddam, Scott T. Huctable, William A. Ducker
Published: 01.10.2016
Journal: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow to quantify thermal rectification coefficient of thermal diodes

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow to prove the diodicity of thermal diodes

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow to determine the thermal conductivity of gases under different pressure conditions

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Bioinspired microactuators for zero-power heat flux regulation:

Authors: Moritz Thielen, Emir Sanusoglu, Florian Fürer, Nicolas Ehrenberg, Christofer Hierold
Published: 27.07.2017
Journal: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors enabled tracking of the heat flux of a bioinspired zero-power heat sink with adjustable heat flux

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allowed to track the temperature dependent thermal resistance and heat flux through the heat sink

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors enabled a characterization of the final heat sink device

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Solid-state thermal diode with shape memory alloys (SMA)

Authors: C.Y. Tso, Christopher Y.H. Chao
Published: 11.11.2015 Journal: International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow to determine the effective thermal conductivity across a thermal diode

  • With the help of gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors the diodicity of the SMA thermal diode was directly measured

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow in-situ measurements of experimental setups

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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
Published: 10.12.2015 Journal: Langmuir

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow to determine thermal conductivity of hollow silica composite films

  • gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors allow to improve the accuracy of measurements by repeating in-situ measurements at same conditions

  • With the help of gSKIN® Heat Flux Sensors it could be shown that the thermal conductivity of PES/hollow solica composite films is lower than that of pure PES

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