Advances in Cryogenic Engineering: Transactions of the Cryogenic Engineering Conference - CEC: Volume 49A / Volume 49 B

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Joseph Waynert, John Barclay, Susan Breon, Edward Daly, Jonathan Demko, Michael DiPirro, John R. Hull, Patrick Kelley, Peter Kittel, Arkadiy Klebaner, Jennifer Lock, James Maddocks, John Pfotenhauer, Christopher Rey, Quan-Sheng Shu, Steven Van Sciver, John II Weisend, John Zbasnik, Albert Zeller
American Inst. of Physics, Jul 22, 2004 - Science - 1930 pages

All papers have been peer-reviewed. The Cryogenic Engineering Conference covers applications and systems at temperatures where ordinary gases are liquids or solids, generally less than 150 K (-120C or 185F). It covers the newest approaches to producing low temperatures and to the use of systems at low temperatures, such as new superconducting magnets, high temperature superconducting electrical power applications, space applications and the properties of fluids and materials at these temperatures. Design, construction, testing, and characterization of cryogenic systems are presented.

Topics include: Hydrogen: Past, Present, and Future; Liquefied Natural Gas; Liquid Helium: Refrigeration and Supply; Large Scale Cryogenic Systems; Large Scale Cryogenic Test Facilities; Expanders, Pumps, and Compressors; Large Cryosystem Components and Issues; Cryogenic Instrumentation, Controls, and Measurements; Cryostats: Design and Performance; Cryostates and Cryogenics for Herschel-Planck Mission; Superconducting RF Systems; Thermal Insulation; Material, Property Measurements; Low Temperature Superconducting Magnet Systems; High Temperature Superconducting Magnet Systems; High Temperature Superconducting Cables; High Current Leads; Helium II Phenomena; Fluid Dynamics, Heat Transfer, and Thermodynamics; Cryogenics at Zero G; Cryocooler Programs Overviews; Cryocooler Reliability; Stirling Cryocoolers; Pulse Tube - G-M Type; Pulse Tube JT and Heat Exchanger Modeling and Performance Issues; Brayton, Collins, Sorption Cryocoolers; JT and Thermoacoustic Cryocoolers; Magnetic Refrigeration; Hybrid Cycle Cryocoolers; Terrestrial Applications of Cryocoolers; and Novel Concepts or Devices.

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