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Development Program for a Liquid Methane Heat Pipe

  • W. G. Foster
  • D. O. Murray
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 18)

Abstract

The use of cryogenic heat pipes in space applications has received little attention. In fact, only recently have experimental studies of low-temperature heat pipes been undertaken [1–4]. In addition, several analytical studies in this temperature range have been made [5–7]. Interest in cryogenic heat pipe applications as efficient thermal linkage between central cold sinks and cooled detectors, however, has been increasing rapidly.

Keywords

Heat Pipe Maximum Throughput Steel Cloth Large Temperature Gradient ASME Paper 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. G. Foster
    • 1
  • D. O. Murray
    • 1
  1. 1.Lockheed Palo Alto Research LaboratoryPalo AltoUSA

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