Thermal Performance of Various Multilayer Insulation Systems Below 80K
The SSC collider dipole cryostat consists of a vacuum shell operating at room temperature, two thermal shields operating near 80K and 20K respectively, and the superconducting magnet assembly operating near 4K1. The cryostat design incorporates multilayer insulation (MLI) blankets to limit radiant heat transfer into the 80K and 20K thermal shields. Also, an MLI blanket is used to impede heat transfer through residual gas conduction into the 4K superconducting magnet assembly.
KeywordsThermal Performance Cold Plate Anchor Plate Thermal Shield Reflective Layer
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