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Title: Low-temperature magnetic refrigerator

Abstract

The disclosure is directed to a low temperature 4 to 20 K. refrigeration apparatus and method utilizing a ring of magnetic material moving through a magnetic field. Heat exchange is accomplished in and out of the magnetic field to appropriately utilize the device to execute Carnot and Stirling cycles.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865389
Patent Number(s):
4507927
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02B - CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION TECHNOLOGIES RELATED TO BUILDINGS, e.g. HOUSING, HOUSE APPLIANCES OR RELATED END-USER APPLICATIONS
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10S - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
low-temperature; magnetic; refrigerator; disclosure; directed; temperature; 20; refrigeration; apparatus; method; utilizing; material; moving; field; heat; exchange; accomplished; appropriately; utilize; device; execute; carnot; stirling; cycles; stirling cycle; heat exchange; magnetic field; magnetic material; refrigeration apparatus; magnetic refrigerator; method utilizing; material moving; temperature magnetic; /62/505/

Citation Formats

Barclay, John A. Low-temperature magnetic refrigerator. United States: N. p., 1985. Web.
Barclay, John A. Low-temperature magnetic refrigerator. United States.
Barclay, John A. Tue . "Low-temperature magnetic refrigerator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865389.
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abstractNote = {The disclosure is directed to a low temperature 4 to 20 K. refrigeration apparatus and method utilizing a ring of magnetic material moving through a magnetic field. Heat exchange is accomplished in and out of the magnetic field to appropriately utilize the device to execute Carnot and Stirling cycles.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1985},
month = {1}
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