Thermal Conductivity Measurement of THIN Films
Original Publication Date: 1989-Nov-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29
Described is a method to measure the thermal conductivity of thin films using a magneto-optical (MO) thin film with a known Curie temperature as a sensor. The thermal conductivity of a thin film can be derived by iterating thermal profile calculations using parameters obtained by locally laser heating a MO/THIN FILM sample up to Curie temperature.