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Overview of Sumitomo coolers and Dewars for space use
Author(s): Kenichi Kanao; Katsuhiro Narasaki; Shoji Tsunematsu; Kiyomi Ootsuka; Akinobu Okabayashi; Kazuhisa Mitsuda; Hiroshi Murakami; Takao Nakagawa; Toshiyuki Nishibori; Ken'ichi Kikuchi; Ryota Sato; Hiroyuki Sugita; Yoichi Sato; Masahide Murakami
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Paper Abstract

Sumitomo Heavy Industries, ltd. (SHI) has been developing cooler and Dewar technology for space application with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. SHI has four types of coolers to cover temperature range from 1.7K to 80K or more. Those are Single stage Stirling coolers for 80K, two-stage Stirling coolers for 20K, 4K-class cooler and 1K-class cooler. 4K and 1K class coolers consist of a Joule-Thomson cooler and a two-stage Stirling as a pre-cooler. SHI also provided Dewars. In this paper, SHI’s cooler and Dewar technology are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2016
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9821, Tri-Technology Device Refrigeration (TTDR), 98210C (17 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2223514
Show Author Affiliations
Kenichi Kanao, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Katsuhiro Narasaki, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Shoji Tsunematsu, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Kiyomi Ootsuka, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Akinobu Okabayashi, Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Japan)
Kazuhisa Mitsuda, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan)
Hiroshi Murakami, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan)
Takao Nakagawa, Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (Japan)
Toshiyuki Nishibori, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Ken'ichi Kikuchi, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Ryota Sato, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Hiroyuki Sugita, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Yoichi Sato, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)
Masahide Murakami, Univ. of Tsukuba (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9821:
Tri-Technology Device Refrigeration (TTDR)
Richard I. Epstein; Bjørn F. Andresen; Markus P. Hehlen; Ingo N. Rühlich; Mansoor Sheik-Bahae; Thomas Fraser, Editor(s)

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