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Device for calorimetric measurement

United States Patent

January 13, 2015
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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.
King; William P. (Champaign, IL), Lee; Jungchul (Champaign, IL)
The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, IL)
13/ 059,812
August 20, 2009
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with United States governmental support under Award No. B568604 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The United States government has certain rights in the invention.