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Introduction

  • Robert A. Ackermann
Part of the The International Cryogenics Monograph Series book series (ICMS)

Abstract

We begin our study of regenerators by reviewing some past applications that demonstrate the operation of a regenerator and its unique features. A chronology of key events in the development of regenerator theory and applications is presented in Table 1.1.

Keywords

Heat Exchanger Matrix Material Expansion Space Stirling Cycle Compression Space 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Ackermann
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  1. 1.General Electric CompanySchenectadyUSA

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