Differential thermal analysis

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A technique used to measure the ability of a material to absorb heat as the temperature of its external environment is increased by a controlled temperature program. differential thermal analysis (DTA) can recognize the presence of additives in a material, such as solvents. DTA also provides information about heat capacity.

Synonyms and Related Terms

DTA; Differentialthermoanalyse (Deut.); analyse thermique différentielle (Fr.);