Dr. Jürgen Schawe presents why fast scanning chip calorimetry is the ideal complement to conventional DSC with heating and cooling rates now covering a range of more than 7 decades.

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Lauded as the fastest commercially available chip calorimeter, Flash DSC is ideal for studying rapid crystallization and reorganization processes, and is able to operate in temperatures from -95 to 1000 °C. These ultra-high cooling and heating rates have considerably progressed the study of thermally induced chemical processes and physical transitions, allowing the study of the crystallization and reorganization of a range of materials including metals and polymers like never before.

Key Topics Include:

  • Melting of PET at different heating rates: comparing Flash DSC to conventional DSC
  • Crystallization behavior of polypropylene
  • Isothermal crystallization behavior of a bulk metallic glass (BMG)
  • Melting of a BMG at high temperatures
  • Separation of melting and decomposition in prednisolone
  • Glass transition of a silica glass


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Senior Scientist
Thermal Analysis
Mettler Toledo

Jürgen E. K. Schawe was awared a Ph.D. in solid state physics in 1984. After that, Dr. Schawe worked at the University of Rostock in the Polymer Physics Group, and from 1992 to 1999 for calorimetry of the University of Ulm. Since 1999 he has worked for Mettler-Toledo AG in Schwerzenbach, Switzerland. Dr. Schawe is a Senior Application Scientist for Material Characterization.

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