Miniature Joule-Thomson Refrigeration Systems

  • J. M. Geist
  • P. K. Lashmet
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 5)


Small, compact refrigerators are required for air-borne surveillance systems which are sensitive to very-long-wavelength infrared radiation. The potential use of other devices based on cryogenic properties of materials, such as maser amplifiers and superconducting switches, also depends upon the availability of compact refrigerators. Temperatures of interest are from about -457 to -100°F or from about 1.5 to 200°K.


Heat Transfer Heat Exchanger Refrigeration System Transfer Unit Carnot Cycle 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1960

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Geist
    • 1
  • P. K. Lashmet
    • 1
  1. 1.Air Products, Inc.AllentownUSA

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