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Title: Emissivity measurement of coated copper and aluminum samples at 80 K

Accelerator cryomodules reduce the radiative thermal load to the 1.8 – 4.5 K components by enclosing them within low-emissivity shields cooled to 70–100 K. These heat shields are not continuous and have many penetrations, or holes, to allow for the connection of support structures and the many subsystems running from room temperature. The penetrations have thermal baffles to reduce, or eliminate if possible, the direct line-of-sight between room temperature and the lower temperature components but leave many, low emissivity, paths with only a single reflection required for the room temperature photons to strike the 1.8 – 4.5 K surfaces. To reduce this we are coating our baffles such that the surfaces which face lower temperatures have a low-emissivity while the surfaces which the photons may reflect from but do not have line-of-sight to lower temperature surfaces have a high-absorption. We measure emissivities of different coatings from the heat balance between absorption, from background radiation and the heater attached on the sample, and emission powers. In this paper, design details of our experiment and measurement results will be presented.
Authors:
; ;  [1] ;  [2]
  1. Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60439 (United States)
  2. Tech-Source Inc., Los Alamos, NM 87544 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22264091
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 1573; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: International cryogenic materials conference, Anchorage, AK (United States), 17-21 Jun 2013; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; 46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; ABSORPTION; ACCELERATORS; ALUMINIUM; BACKGROUND RADIATION; COPPER; DESIGN; EMISSION; EMISSIVITY; HEATERS; PHOTONS; SURFACES; TEMPERATURE RANGE 0273-0400 K