The Performance of Refrigeration Cycles Below 100°R

  • D. G. Wilson
  • B. J. d’Arbeloff
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 11)


Cryogenic temperatures have been attained since the last century, but a turning point in the widespread application of devices relying on low-temperature phenomena was brought about by the development and widespread use of the A. D. Little-Collins helium cryostat. This enabled the attainment of cooling loads one or two orders of magnitude greater than could have been previously contemplated. Inevitably, cooling demands have risen, so that now it is possible to envisage devices requiring the removal of cooling loads measured in kilowatts at cryogenic temperatures.


Heat Exchanger Pressure Ratio Refrigeration Cycle Load Temperature Compressor Group 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Wilson
    • 1
  • B. J. d’Arbeloff
    • 1
  1. 1.Northern Research and Engineering CorporationCambridgeUSA

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