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Title: Sub-millikelvin stabilization of a closed cycle cryocooler

In this study, intrinsic temperature oscillations (with the amplitude up to 1 K) of a closed cycle cryocooler are stabilized by a simple thermal damping system. It employs three different materials with different thermal conductivity and capacity at various temperatures. The amplitude of oscillations of the sample temperature is reduced to less than 1 mK, in the temperature range from 4 K to 300 K, while the cooling power is virtually undiminished. The damping system is small, inexpensive, can be retrofitted to most existing closed cycle cryocoolers, and may improve measurements of any temperature-sensitive physics properties.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [1] ;  [1]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-107390-2015-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748; RSINAK; R&D Project: MA509MACA; KC0203020
Grant/Contract Number:
SC00112704
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 85; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
75 CONDENSED MATTER PHYSICS, SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND SUPERFLUIDITY; lead; heat capacity; copper; thermal stability; materials properties
OSTI Identifier:
1182495

Dubuis, Guy, He, Xi, and Božović, Ivan. Sub-millikelvin stabilization of a closed cycle cryocooler. United States: N. p., Web. doi:10.1063/1.4896049.
Dubuis, Guy, He, Xi, & Božović, Ivan. Sub-millikelvin stabilization of a closed cycle cryocooler. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4896049.
Dubuis, Guy, He, Xi, and Božović, Ivan. 2014. "Sub-millikelvin stabilization of a closed cycle cryocooler". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4896049. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1182495.
@article{osti_1182495,
title = {Sub-millikelvin stabilization of a closed cycle cryocooler},
author = {Dubuis, Guy and He, Xi and Božović, Ivan},
abstractNote = {In this study, intrinsic temperature oscillations (with the amplitude up to 1 K) of a closed cycle cryocooler are stabilized by a simple thermal damping system. It employs three different materials with different thermal conductivity and capacity at various temperatures. The amplitude of oscillations of the sample temperature is reduced to less than 1 mK, in the temperature range from 4 K to 300 K, while the cooling power is virtually undiminished. The damping system is small, inexpensive, can be retrofitted to most existing closed cycle cryocoolers, and may improve measurements of any temperature-sensitive physics properties.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4896049},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 10,
volume = 85,
place = {United States},
year = {2014},
month = {10}
}