Large-Scale Refrigeration Systems for the Temperature Range of 1.0 to 1.85°K

  • G. Ratliff
  • S. J. St. Lorant
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 16)


The two-mile electron linear accelerator at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center has now been in operation for a number of years and has proved to be a powerful tool of high-energy-physics research. During the years in which the accelerator was being built, and particularly in the last few years, a number of significant developments in technology have taken place. These developments have opened the way towards achieving higher energies at lower cost per unit power input than has been hitherto realized, in particular by the remarkable progress in the technology of superconductors.


Vacuum Pump Refrigeration System Stanford Linear Accelerator Superconducting Accelerator Temperature Pump 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Ratliff
    • 1
  • S. J. St. Lorant
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford Linear Accelerator CenterStanfordUSA

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