16 August 1983 Radiative Cryogenic Cooler For Thematic Mapper
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This paper reports on the development of a two-stage radiative cooler for infrared detectors designed to operate in polar, sun-synchronous, low-earth orbit. Novelty is evident in three areas of the design; radiator/shield geometry, contamination protection, and provision for detector cooling in ambient air. An overview of the design is presented alone with the results of thermal, structural and contamination control tests.
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T. T. Cafferty, D. J. Kuyper, "Radiative Cryogenic Cooler For Thematic Mapper", Proc. SPIE 0364, Technologies of Cryogenically Cooled Sensors and Fourier Transform Spectrometers II, (16 August 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.934184; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.934184
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