This instrument is also known as a Differential Scanning Calorimeter (DSC) and is used in thermoanalytical experiments that measure the amount of heat required to increase the temperature of an unknown sample compared with that of a reference sample. This type of Calorimeter is usually used in conjunction with a Thermoanalyzer.
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Merck litmus paper, 1934
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