Improving Sorption Compressors for Cryogenic Cooling

G.F.M. Wiegerinck

    Research output: ThesisPhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT

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    Abstract

    Coolers that consist of a sorption compressor with a Linde-Hampson (LH) cold stage are thermally driven and have no moving parts, apart from some check valves. As a consequence, they can be scaled to small sizes, can operate with an absolute minimum vibration level and wear-related issues hardly play a role, giving the potential for a long cooler lifetime. As a result, sorption cooling was considered an attractive option to be used for cooling a superconducting AD-convertor. As part of the thesis work, the cooling options were explored of such a convertor consisting of a high-Tc superconducting digitiser and semiconductor electronics to decimate and further process the data.
    Original languageUndefined
    Supervisors/Advisors
    • ter Brake, H.J.M., Supervisor
    • Rogalla, Horst, Supervisor
    Award date23 Jun 2005
    Place of PublicationUniversiteit Twente
    Publisher
    Print ISBNs90-365-2213-7
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2005

    Keywords

    • IR-50785
    • METIS-224715

    Cite this

    Wiegerinck, G. F. M. (2005). Improving Sorption Compressors for Cryogenic Cooling. Universiteit Twente: University of Twente.