Advanced Thermal Management

  • Measuring and parameter area
    Wavelength from 0.2 µm to 500 µm
    Temperature from 15 K to 3200 K
    Angle from -90º to +90º
    Gas pressure from 10-6 bar to 100 bar
    Various gases (hydrogen, inert gas, vacuum, etc.)
  • Measurement of thermal and infrared-optical parameters
    Thermal conductivity
    Thermal diffusivity
    Specific heat capacity and phase transition enthalpy
    Coefficient of thermal expansion
    Emissivity, absorptivity  reflectivity and transmissivity
    Extinction coefficient, absorption coefficient, scattering coefficient and albedo
    Radiative thermal conductivity, thermal conduction and thermal radiation
    Refractive index and dielectric function (real and imaginary parts)
    Temperature (non-contact temperature measurement by radiation thermometry and thermography)
  • Reference Material 
    PU-Aerogel as reference material with low thermal conductivity values for thermal conductivity measurements
  • Simulation of heat transport considering with all transport mechanisms (solid thermal conduction, radiativ thermal conduction, gas heat conduction and convection) Modeling of radiative exchange and heat transfer between surfaces
  • Material development and optimization
    Supporting the development and optimization of materials, components and systems with outstanding as well as tailored thermal and infrared-optical properties
  • Thermal management of processes and products
    Analysis and improvement of thermal processes and production methods to increase energy and resource efficiency
    Non-contact measurement methods for thermal process control and regulation
  • Research and development
    Conducting contract research and coordinating research projects
  • Relevant standards and guidelines
    Measurements and evaluations according to national and international standards and guidlines, such as DIN EN 12664, DIN EN 12667, DIN EN 12898, ASTM E 1585-93, ASTM E 1980-11, VDI/VDE 3511, VDI/VDE 5585, etc..