Accession Number : AD0888992

Title :   Vuilleumier Cycle Cryogenic Refrigeration System Technology Report.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 17 Mar 69-30 Sep 70,

Corporate Author : HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO CULVER CITY CA AIR DEFENSE ELECTRO-OPTICAL LAB

Personal Author(s) : Leo, Bruno S.

Report Date : SEP 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 152

Abstract : The report presents a compact and comprehensive technical discussion of the Vuilleumier refrigerator technology that has evolved from a program to design, develop, and test three refrigeration systems (one for an infrared scanner system, one for an advanced forward looking infrared system, and one for a missile guidance system). (Author)

Descriptors :   (*REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS, CRYOGENICS), (*INFRARED DETECTORS, COOLING), REGENERATIVE COOLING, INFRARED SCANNING, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, HEAT TRANSFER, THERMODYNAMICS.

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Infrared Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE