An ac microcalorimeter employing a diode laser as a heater

Marone, M.J.; Payne, J.E.
December 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Dec1997, Vol. 68 Issue 12, p4516
Academic Journal
Describes an ac microcalorimeter which uses a diode laser as the heater. Reduction of the total addendum; Advantages offered by the method; Modulation of the laser by a lock-in amplifier; Usefulness of the device in the study of whiskers and other small samples.


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