Applications of Cryogenic Technology

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Members of the low-temperature community, from the life and physical sciences and engineering, contribute 25 invited or peer-reviewed papers from the technology session of a Cryogenic Society of America conference, June 1990, at Binghamton, New York. The topics include small scale refrigeration and liquefaction systems, cryogenic instrumentation, long and short term storage systems, and cryogenics in the medical field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781475792348
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Series: Applications of Cryogenic Technology Series , #10
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Pages: 332
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Small Scale Refrigeration and Liquefaction Systems.- Progress in Cryocot lers.- Linear Drive Stirling Cooler Technology (Invited).- Cooling of GeZn Detectors by Commercially Available Closed-Cycle Cryogenic Refrigerators.- Magnetic Refrigeration: A Large Cooling Power Cryogenic Refrigeration Technology.- 1 KW Capacity Refrigeration System at 80 K (LINIT-R1).- Cryogenic Instrumentation.- Cryogenic Thermometry — An Overview.- Monitoring Rapidly Changing Temperatures of the Oscillating Working Fluid in a Regenerative Refrigerator.- Performance Characteristics of Silicon Diode Cryogenic Temperature Sensors.- Thermally-Coupled Cryogenic Pressure Sensing.- Cryogenic Cooling of Biological Samples for Electron and Optical Microscopy.- Plenary Lectures.- Technology Commercialization: Opportunities and Challenges (Invited).- Cryogenic Heat Transfer: A Survey of Recent Developments (Invited).- Short and Long Term Storage Systems.- The Universe of Cryogenic Storage — From Helium II to CO2 (Invited).- Cryogenic Liquid Cylinder Development.- Composites for Cryogenics.- Development of 3-D Composites.- Cryogenics in the Medical Field.- Cryobiology — Two Sides of the Same Coin— (Invited).- Vitrification Capability of Metal Mirror Ultra-Rapid Cooling Apparatus: A Theoretical Evaluation.- Microfractures in Cryopreserved Heart Valves: Valve Submersion in Liquid Nitrogen Revisited.- An Estimation of Thermal Stress Induced by the Freezing Process for Biological Cell Preservation.- Role of Membrane Phospholipids in Nonfreezing Cold Injury.- Some Cryosurgery-Related Heat Transfer Problems.- General Session.- Cryobench — Apparatus for Testing CEBAF Cryogenic Subcomponents.- CEBAF Cryounit Loss of Vacuum Experiment.- Novel Approaches for Attaining High Accelerating Fields in Superconducting Cavities.- Author Index.

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