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Alternate Approaches To Cryogenic Cooling
Author(s): Walter Atkinson; Andre DeVilliers; Robert Kappesser
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Paper Abstract

Cryogenic cooling techniques for spaceborne infrared detectors are surveyed, and reason found to explore alternatives. An alternative class of cooling cycles is defined, and four practical cycles described. A general overview of operating efficiency for the whole class is developed. One of these cycles, the isobaric absorption cycle (Servel cycle), is explored in some detail.

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Date Published: 12 July 1983
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0366, Modern Utilization of infrared Technology VIII, (12 July 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934240
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Walter Atkinson, Riverside Research Institute (United States)
Andre DeVilliers, Riverside Research Institute (United States)
Robert Kappesser, Riverside Research Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0366:
Modern Utilization of infrared Technology VIII
Irving J. Spiro, Editor(s)

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