• An Advanced Compressor for Turbo-Brayton Cryocoolers 

      Hill, R. W.; Hilderbrand, J. K.; Zagarola, M. V. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      Future space-borne infrared sensor missions will require reliable, efficient, and lightweight cryocoolers. Reverse turbo-Brayton cryocoolers have the inherent benefits of negligible vibration emittance and the ability to ...
    • Enhanced Helium Compressor Operation for Sensitive Measuring Instrumentation 

      Sayles, T.; Martien, D.; Diederichs, J.; Sloan, J.; Bird, D.; Spagna, S. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      The recent advances in the design of a new class of “energy smart” helium compressors are presented that reduces the operating cost of cryogenically cooled instrumentation. In these systems, the individual speed control ...
    • Space Micro Pulse Tube Cooler 

      Nguyen, T.; Petach, M.; Michaelian, M.; Raab, J.; Tward, E. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      The Northrop Grumman space micro pulse tube cooler (micro) is a split configuration cooler incorporating a coaxial cold head connected via a transfer line to a vibrationally balanced back to back linear compressor. The ...