Publications by Others

This overview gives some relevant publications written by third parties about sensors of Xensor.


Gas Nano Calorimeters XEN-39...

Recent years

In the last decade numerous articles on applications of the Xensor gas nano calorimeters have been published.

  • The group of Prof. Schick from University of Rostock is an important user of our sensors for polymer research.
  • The BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing uses our sensors for polymer research.
  • The Physical Chemistry and Polymer Science Group (FYSC) of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is using our sensors for polymer research.
  • The French-German Research Institute of Saint-Louis (ISL) uses our sensors for explosives research.
  • SciTe develops applications for the Flash DSC 1 from Mettler-Toledo, for instance the combination of calorimetry and X-ray diffraction.


  • Fast Scanning Calorimetry
    Introduces and describes the capabilities of Fast Scanning Calorimetry (FSC) measurement instrumentation.
    Editors: Schick, Christoph, Mathot, Vincent (Eds.)


  • Measurement of the magnetocaloric properties of CoMn0.95Fe0.05Si: Large change with Fe substitution
    Physical review 78, 134418 (2008).
    K. Morrison, Y. Miyoshi, J. D. Moore, A. Barcza and K. G. Sandeman , A. D. Caplin and L. F. Cohen.


  • Advanced nonadiabatic ultrafast nanocalorimetry and superheating phenomenon in linear polymers
    Thermochimica Acta 461 (2007) 96–106.
    A.A. Minakov, A.W. van Herwaarden, W. Wien, A. Wurm, C. Schick.
  • Ultrafast thermal processing and nanocalorimetry at heating and cooling rates up to 1 MK/ s
    Review of scientific instruments 78, 073902 (2007).
    A. A. Minakov, C. Schick.


  • Temperature distribution in a thin-film chip utilized for advanced nanocalorimetry
    Meas. Sci. Technol. 17 (2006) 199–207. 
    A. Minakov, J. Morikawa, T. Hashimoto, H. Huth, C. Schick.
  • Scanning Nanocalorimetry at High Cooling Rate of Isotactic Polypropylene 
    Macromolecules (2006), 39, 2562-2567.
    F. De Santis, S. Amovsky, G. Titomanlio, C. Schick.
  • Method of rapid (100 000 Ks-1) controlled cooling and heating of thin samples
    Thermochimica Acta 442 (2006) 52–60.
    Mikhail Merzlyakov.
  • Melting and reorganization of the crystalline fraction and relaxation of the rigid amorphous fraction of isotactic polystyrene on fast heating (30,000 K/min) 
    Thermochimica Acta 442 (2006) 25–30.
    A.A. Minakov, D.A. Mordvintsev, R. Tol, C. Schick.
  • Metastability of polymer crystallites formed at low temperature studied by ultra fast calorimetry: Polyamide 6 confined in sub-micrometer droplets vs. bulk PA6 
    Polymer 47 (2006) 2172–2178.
    R.T. Tol, A.A. Minakov, S.A. Adamovsky, V.B.F. Mathot, C. Schick.


  • Non-adiabatic thin-film (chip) nanocalorimetry 
    Thermochimica Acta 432 (2005) 177–185.
    A.A. Minakov, S.A. Adamovsky, C. Schick. 
  • Thin-film alternating current nanocalorimeter for low temperatures and high magnetic fields 
    Rev. Sci. Instrum. 76, 043906 (2005).
    A. A. Minakov, S. B. Roy, Y. V. Bugoslavsky, L. F. Cohen.


  • Ultra-fast isothermal calorimetry using thin film sensors
    Thermochimica Acta 415 (2004) 1–7.
    S. Adamovsky, C. Schick.


  • Integrated circuit thermopile as a new type of temperature modulated calorimeter
    Thermochimica Acta 403 (2003) 65-81. 
    Mikhail Merzlyakov (Texas Tech University). 
  • Scanning microcalorimetry at high cooling rate
    Thermochimica Acta 403 (2003) 55-63.
    S.A. Adamovsky, A.A. Minakov and C. Schick (University of Rostock).
  • IC Thermopile as a New Type of Temperature Modulated Calorimeter
    NATAS Notes vol 34 no 4 (winter 2003) 18-21.
    Mikhail Merzlyakov and Christoph Schick (University of Rostock). 
  • Ultra fast calorimetry on controlled cooling and heating up to 10,000 K/s and isothermally with millisecond time resolution (Poster)
    e-Polymers (2003), no. P_001.
    Minakov, A.; Adamovsky, S.; Schick, C. (University of Rostock).
  • Chip-calorimeter for small samples
    Thermochimica Acta 403 (2003) 43-53.
    Werner Winter, Günther W.H. Höhne.


Thermal Conductivity Sensors XEN-TCG3880


  • Sensors for Safety and Process Control in Hydrogen Technologies
    Thomas Hübert, Lois Boon-Brett, William J. Buttner, CRC Press, 2016, ISBN 13:978-1-4665-9654-2.


  • Hydrogen subsonic upward release and dispersion experiments in closed cylindrical vessel
    International Conference on Hydrogen Safety (2007).
    V.P.Denisenko, I.A. Kirillov, S.V.Korobtsev, I.I. Nikolaev, A.V. Kuznetsov, V.A. Feldstein, V.V. Ustinov.

Liquid Nano Calorimeters XEN-NCM9924


  • Analysis of the thermal properties of a heat flow chip calorimeter using CFD
    Applied Thermal Engineering 96 (2016) 508-518.
    D. Choinski, A. Wodolazski, P. Skupin, D. Stachanczyk, M. Niedzwiedz.


  • Chip calorimetry and its use for biochemical and cell biological investigations
    Chemical Engineering and Processing 47 (2008) 991–999.
    J. Lerchner, T. Maskow, G. Wolf. 


  • Calorimetry of microbial growth using a thermopile based microreactor 
    Thermochimica Acta 427 (2005) 187–191.
    J. Higuera-Guisset, J. Rodríguez-Viejo, M. Chacón, F.J. Muñoz, N. Vigués, J. Mas.


  • Direct monitoring of biochemical processes using micro-structured heat power detectors 
    Chemical Engineering Journal 101 (2004) 187–194.
    J. Lerchner, A. Wolf, R. Hüttl, G. Wolf.


  • Identification of micro-scale calorimetric devices IV: Descriptive models in 3-D
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 71 (2003) 951-966.
    C. Auguet, J. Lerchner, V. Torra and G. Wolf (University of Catalonia). 
  • Identification of micro-scale calorimetric devices III: The 3-D effects
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 71 (2003) 407-419.
    C. Auguet, J. Lerchner, V. Torra and G. Wolf (University of Catalonia). 


  • Identification of micro-scale calorimetric devices II: heat transfer models from two or three-dimensional analysis
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 68 (2002).
    C. Auguet, F. Martorell, F. Moll and V. Torra (University of Catalonia). 
  • Accuracy in integrated circuit (IC) calorimeters
    Thermochimica Acta 382 (2002) 65-76.
    J. Lerchner, G. Wolf, C. Auguet, V. Torra. 


  • Identification of micro-scale calorimetric devices I: Establishing the experimental rules for accurate measurements
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 66 (2001) 255.
    V. Torra, C. Auguet, J. Lerchner, P. Marinelli and H. Tachoire (University of Catalonia). 


  • Calorimetric detection of volatile organic compounds
    Sensors and Actuators, B 70 (2000) 57-66.
    J. Lerchner, D. Caspary, G. Wolf (Freiberg Bergakademie).


  • A high resolution IC-calorimeter for the determination of heats of absorption onto thin coatings
    Thermochimica Acta 337 (1999) 19-26.
    D. Caspary, M. Schröpfer, J. Lerchner, G. Wolf (Freiberg Bergakademie). 

  • Recent Developments in Integrated Circuit Calorimetry
    Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 57 (1999) 241-251. 
    J. Lerchner, A. Wolf and G. Wolf (Freiberg Bergakademie). 


  • Supermicrocalorimetric devices for the investigation of small samples
    High Temperatures-High Pressures, 30 (1998) 701-708.
    J. Lerchner, R. Oehmgen, G. Wolf, P. Le Parlour, J.-L. Daudon (Freiberg Bergakademie). 


  • Calorimetric detection of organic vapours using inclusion reactions with organic coating materials
    Sensors and Actuators, B 32 (1996) 71-75.
    J. Lerchner, J. Seidel, G. Wolf, E. Weber (Freiberg Bergakademie).


  • An integrated silicon thermopile as biosensor for the thermal monitoring of glucose, urea and penicilli
    Biosensors & Bioelectronics 8 (1993) 89-98.
    P. Bataillard, E. Steffgen, S. Maemmerli, A. Manz & H.M. Widmer (Novartis , formerly Ciba-Geigy).