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The IASI cold box subsystem (CBS) a passive cryocooler for cryogenic detectors and optics
Author(s): B. Bailly; P. Courteau; T. Maciaszek

Paper Abstract

In space, cooling down Infra Red detectors and optics to cryogenic temperature raises always the same issue : what is the best way to manage simultaneously thermal cooling, stability, mechanical discoupling and accurate focal plane components location, in a lightweight and compact solution? The passive cryocooler developed by Alcatel SPace Industries under CNES contract in the frame of the IASI instrument (Infrared Atmospheric Sounding Interferometer), offers an efficient solution for 90K to 100K temperature levels. We intend you to present the architecture and performance validation plan of the CBS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 November 2017
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 10569, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2000, 105691M (21 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2307924
Show Author Affiliations
B. Bailly, Alcatel Space Industries (France)
P. Courteau, Alcatel Space Industries (France)
T. Maciaszek, Ctr. National d'Études Spatiales (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10569:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2000
Georges Otrio, Editor(s)

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