Performance Test Results on a Miniature Stirling Cryocooler for Use in Integrated Dewar Detector Assemblies
ICE has introduced an Integral Stirling Minicooler, the MC111, to operate with “integrated” cooler/dewar structures. Performance of prototype units is being measured at ICE and by various IR systems companies with platinum silicide, indium antimonide, lead selenide, and mercury cadmium telluride detector arrays. Results of tests on cooler capacity, power consumption, cooldown time, acoustic noise, and self induced vibration are presented.
KeywordsHeat Load Acoustic Noise Mercury Cadmium Telluride Sound Level Meter Indium Antimonide
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