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Mixed Coolant Cryocooling

  • Ben-Zion Maytal
  • John M. Pfotenhauer
Chapter
Part of the International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)

Abstract

Compared to the operation and performance of pure coolant Joule-Thomson cryocoolers, the mixed coolant versions introduce new and previously unattainable possibilities. In particular, mixed coolants enhance the performance of JT coolers by enabling equivalent (even improved) performance at reduced operating pressures, increasing the specific cooling capacity, and achieving lower temperatures.

Keywords

Heat Exchanger Heat Load Refrigeration System Closed Cycle Pinch Point 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ben-Zion Maytal
    • 1
  • John M. Pfotenhauer
    • 2
  1. 1.Missiles and NCW DivisionRafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd.HaifaIsrael
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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