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)


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