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Thermal architecture of the Clover cryostats
Author(s): William F. Grainger; Peter A. R. Ade; Peter Hargrave; Simon Chase; Brian Kiernan; Chris E. North
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Paper Abstract

We discuss the Clover cryostats, which are dry cryostats containing three stages of cooling; a pulse tube cooler, a sorption fridge and a continuous miniature dilution refrigerator. We describe the thermal architecture of the system and present thermal data for the various stages including its performance when tilted.

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Date Published: 22 July 2010
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 7739, Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation, 773916 (22 July 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.858022
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William F. Grainger, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Peter A. R. Ade, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Peter Hargrave, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Simon Chase, Chase Research Cryogenics Ltd. (United Kingdom)
Brian Kiernan, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)
Chris E. North, Cardiff Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7739:
Modern Technologies in Space- and Ground-based Telescopes and Instrumentation
Eli Atad-Ettedgui; Dietrich Lemke, Editor(s)

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