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Experimental investigations and applications of cryogenic heat pipes
Author(s): Enguang Liu; Fan Yang; YongBin Mu; Yinong Wu
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Paper Abstract

In the infrared system, in order to decrease the background radiation and maximize the sensitivity, cooling down the aft-optic components' temperature is a better choice. Some two-phase devices such as grooved heat pipe or loop heat pipe (LHP) were used to link the cold sink and IR aft-optic components. This paper presented the testing results of cryogenic grooved heat pipes which were used in some infrared test systems in the temperature range of 160~210K with different heat load conditions. Also, some experimental results of cryogenic loop heat pipe were introduced in this paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2016
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 9821, Tri-Technology Device Refrigeration (TTDR), 98210T (17 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2223853
Show Author Affiliations
Enguang Liu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Fan Yang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
YongBin Mu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)
Yinong Wu, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics (China)


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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