17 May 2016 Overview of Sumitomo coolers and Dewars for space use
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Sumitomo Heavy Industries, ltd. (SHI) has been developing cooler and Dewar technology for space application with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. SHI has four types of coolers to cover temperature range from 1.7K to 80K or more. Those are Single stage Stirling coolers for 80K, two-stage Stirling coolers for 20K, 4K-class cooler and 1K-class cooler. 4K and 1K class coolers consist of a Joule-Thomson cooler and a two-stage Stirling as a pre-cooler. SHI also provided Dewars. In this paper, SHI’s cooler and Dewar technology are described.
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Kenichi Kanao, Kenichi Kanao, Katsuhiro Narasaki, Katsuhiro Narasaki, Shoji Tsunematsu, Shoji Tsunematsu, Kiyomi Ootsuka, Kiyomi Ootsuka, Akinobu Okabayashi, Akinobu Okabayashi, Kazuhisa Mitsuda, Kazuhisa Mitsuda, Hiroshi Murakami, Hiroshi Murakami, Takao Nakagawa, Takao Nakagawa, Toshiyuki Nishibori, Toshiyuki Nishibori, Ken'ichi Kikuchi, Ken'ichi Kikuchi, Ryota Sato, Ryota Sato, Hiroyuki Sugita, Hiroyuki Sugita, Yoichi Sato, Yoichi Sato, Masahide Murakami, Masahide Murakami, } "Overview of Sumitomo coolers and Dewars for space use", Proc. SPIE 9821, Tri-Technology Device Refrigeration (TTDR), 98210C (17 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2223514; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2223514


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