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Title: Device for calorimetric measurement

In one aspect, provided herein is a single crystal silicon microcalorimeter, for example useful for high temperature operation and long-term stability of calorimetric measurements. Microcalorimeters described herein include microcalorimeter embodiments having a suspended structure and comprising single crystal silicon. Also provided herein are methods for making calorimetric measurements, for example, on small quantities of materials or for determining the energy content of combustible material having an unknown composition.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1167226
Report Number(s):
8,931,950
13/059,812
DOE Contract Number:
B568604
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2009 Aug 20
Research Org:
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE