ADIABATIC DEMAGNETIZATION REFRIGERATOR FOR USE IN ZERO GRAVITY

Award Information
Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$494,507.00
Award Year:
1986
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
1731
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
Alabama Cryogenic Engineering
P.o. Box 2451, Huntsville, AL, 35804
Hubzone Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
n/a
Principal Investigator:
John B. Hendricks
Investigator
() -
Business Contact:
() -
Research Institution:
n/a
Abstract
THIS PROJECT COVERS THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADIABATIC DEMAGNETIZATION REFRIGERATOR FOR USE IN ZERO GRAVITY AND EMPLOYS AN INNOVATIVE PRECOOLER AND THERMAL SWITCH. IN ADDITION, THE PROJECT INVOLVES THE DESIGN OF A SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNET SYSTEM ENERGIZED BY A SUPERCONDUCTING FLUX PUMP. THE SYSTEM REQUIRES A 2K HEAT SINK FOR OPERATION.

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