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A single-stage GM-type pulse tube cryocooler operating at 10.6 K Original Research Article
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Z.H Gan، نويسنده , , W.Q. Dong، نويسنده , , L.M. Qiu، نويسنده , , X.B. Zhang، نويسنده , , H. Sun، نويسنده , , Y.L. He، نويسنده , , R. Radebaugh and G. B. Chen ، نويسنده ,
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روزنامه با شماره پیاپی سال 2009
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In order to explore the lowest attainable refrigeration temperature and improve cooling performance at temperatures around 20 K for a single-stage G–M type pulse tube cryocooler (PTC), numerical and experimental studies were performed. The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) numerical model known as REGEN was applied to the simulation of a G–M type PTC for the first time. Based on the calculation results, a single-stage G–M type PTC was designed, fabricated and tested. The performance improvement of the regenerator in the temperature range of 10–80 K was investigated. The calculations predicted a lowest temperature of 10 K. A lowest temperature of 10.6 K was achieved experimentally with an input power of 7.5 kW, which is the lowest temperature ever achieved by a single-stage PTC. Further more, the cryocooler can provide a cooling power of 20 W at 20.6 K and 39.5 W at 30 K, respectively.
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Pulse tube cryocooler , Regenerator , REGEN
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