Cryocoolers 8 pp 395-401 | Cite as

Compact Four-Valve Pulse Tube Refrigerator in Coaxial Configuration

  • J. Blaurock
  • R. Hackenberger
  • P. Seidel
  • M. Thürk

Abstract

The experimental results of a modified double inlet pulse tube refrigerator without a reservoir are presented in this paper. The reservoir is replaced by a special control unit with a rotary valve. The hot end heat exchanger is cooled with air by natural convection. These facts are favourable for future miniaturisation and multistaging. The estimation of the gross refrigeration power based on the enthalpy flow model is presented. The system reaches a cold end temperature of 80 K within 20 min and attained at 77 K a net refrigeration power of about 5 W.

Keywords

Convection Enthalpy Helium Refrigeration 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Blaurock
    • 1
  • R. Hackenberger
    • 1
  • P. Seidel
    • 1
  • M. Thürk
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für FestkörperphysikFriedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaJenaGermany

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