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ESR Project 14

Novel methods for determination of thermal transport properties in organics

Zijin Zeng (ESR 14)

Home Institution:
Hot Disk AB, Sweden

1st Secondment:
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Barcelona, Spain (ICMAB-CSIC)

2nd Secondment:
Linköping University, Sweden

Besira M. Mihiretie (Hot Disk)

Mariano Campoy-Quiles (ICMAB-CSIC)

Map ESR Project 14


  • Characterization of anisotropic thermal properties of conjugated polymers and nanocomposites
  • Analysis of thermal transport properties, including specific heat of polymers and composites

Expected results

  • New and improved measurements methods and routines for analyzing thermal transport properties of TE polymers in bulk or as thin films
  • Development of accurate specific heat measurements of device-sized TE polymer components

Skills acquired

  • TE characterization with emphasis on thermal transport properties and specific heat capacity