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Miniature Refrigerators for Cryogenic Sensors and Cold Electronics
     

Miniature Refrigerators for Cryogenic Sensors and Cold Electronics

by Graham Walker
 

An ideal reference for those involved in cryogenic engineering, as well as those who need to gain a basic understanding of the issues and opportunities in the field, this volume provides a unique introduction to 'cold electronics.' The only available guide to this highly specialized area, the book includes information on military uses, as well as civilian

Overview

An ideal reference for those involved in cryogenic engineering, as well as those who need to gain a basic understanding of the issues and opportunities in the field, this volume provides a unique introduction to 'cold electronics.' The only available guide to this highly specialized area, the book includes information on military uses, as well as civilian applications in fire detection, medical screenings for cancer, and energy conservation. This concise yet highly informative volume provides complete coverage of an electronics system that many believe will presage a profound technical revolution.

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Booknews
Presents detailed descriptions, specifications, performance reports, and advice on using the Linde-Hampson Cryocooler with Joule-Thompson expansion, and the Stirling cryocooler. This equipment has application mostly in military night-vision and missile-guidance systems, but in other fields as well. Includes an introduction to miniature refrigerators and a substantial review of the literature. For those entering the field. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198548157
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/14/1989
Series:
Monographs on Cryogenics Series , #6
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.78(d)

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The University of Calgary, Alberta

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