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JPL Cryocooler External Publications

Review Papers Ross, R.G., Jr., "JPL Cryocooler Development and Test Program: A 10-year Overview," Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, Cat. No. 99TH8403C, ISBN 0-7803-5427-3, 1999. (PDF / 812KB)

Ross, R.G., Jr., “Aerospace Coolers: a 50-Year Quest for Long-life Cryogenic Cooling in Space,” Chapter 11 of Cryogenic Engineering: Fifty Years of Progress, Ed. by K. Timmerhaus and R. Reed, Springer Publishers, New York, 2007, pp. 225-284. (PDF / 4.5 MB)

Ross, R.G., Jr. and Boyle, R.F., “An Overview of NASA Space Cryocooler Programs—2006,” Cryocoolers 14, ICC Press, Boulder, CO, 2007, pp. 1-10. (PDF /1.44 MB)

  1. Ross, R.G., Jr., “JPL Cryocooler Development and Test Program Overview,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM, April 1993, pp. 14-25. (PDF / 1.39MB)
  2. Ross, R.G., Jr., “JPL Cryocooler Development and Test Program Overview,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 173-184. (PDF / 610KB)
  3. Ross, R.G., Jr., “Requirements for Long-life Mechanical Refrigerators for Space Applications,” Cryogenics, Vol. 30, No. 3, March 1990, pp. 233-238. (PDF / 489KB)
  4. Ross, R.G., Jr. and Green K., “AIRS Cryocooler System Design and Development,” Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1997, pp. 885-894. (PDF / 499KB)
  5. Jones, B.G. and Peddle, R.C., “Long Life Stirling Cycle Cooler Developments for the Space Application Range of 20 K to 80 K,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (1993), pp. 621-643.
  6. Clappier, R.R. and Kline-Schoder, R.J., “Precision Temperature Control of Stirling-cycle Cryocoolers,” SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 2227 (1994).
  7. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.L., Collins, S.A., Green K. and Wickman, H. “AIRS PFM Pulse Tube Cooler System-level Performance,” Cryocoolers 10, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1999. (PDF / 807KB)
  8. Johnson, D.L., Collins, S.A. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “EMI Performance of the AIRS Cooler and Electronics,” Cryocoolers 10, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1999. (PDF / 754KB)
  9. Chan, C.K., Ross, R.G., Jr., et al., “IMAS Pulse Tube Cooler Development and Testing,” Cryocoolers 10, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1999. (PDF / 784KB)
  10. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.L. and Sugimura, R.S., “Characterization of Miniature Stirling-cycle Cryocoolers for Space Application,” Proceedings of the 6th International Cryocooler Conference, Plymouth, MA, DTRC-91/002, David Taylor Research Center (1991), p. 27-38. (PDF / 600KB)
  11. Johnson, D.L., Mon, G.R. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Spacecraft Cooler Characterization,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (1993), pp. 73-83. (PDF / 1.39MB)
  12. Kotsubo, V., Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Cold-tip Off-state Conduction Loss of Miniature Stirling Cycle Cryocoolers,” Adv. Cryo. Engin., Vol. 37B, Plenum Press, New York, 1991, pp. 1037-1043. (PDF / 371KB)
  13. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.L. and Kotsubo, V., “Vibration Characterization and Control of Miniature Stirling-cycle Cryocoolers for Space Application,” Adv. Cryo. Engin.,” Vol. 37B, Plenum Press, New York, 1991, pp. 1019-1027. (PDF / 421KB)
  14. Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Electromagnetic Compatibility Characterization of a BAe Stirling-cycle Cryocooler for Space Applications,” Adv. Cryo. Engin.,” Vol. 37B (1991), p. 1045-1053. (PDF / 423KB)
  15. Kotsubo, V.Y., Johnson, D.L., and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Calorimetric Thermal-Vacuum Performance Characterization of the BAe 80 K Space Cryocooler,” SAE Paper No. 929037, Proceedings of the 27th Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, San Diego, California, August 3-7, 1992, P-259, Vol. 5, pp. 5.101-5.107. (PDF / 516KB)
  16. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.L., and Kotsubo, V.Y., BAe 80K Stirling Cooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-9912, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1992).
  17. Johnson, D.L., Mon, G.R. and Ross, R.G., Jr., BAe 55K Development Model Cryocooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-10276, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1993).
  18. Mon, G.R., Ross, R.G., Jr., and Johnson, D.L., BAe 50-80K Cryocooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-11875, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1994).
  19. Smedley, G.T., Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., Stirling Technology Company 80K TDM Cryocooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-11270, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1993).
  20. Smedley, G.T., Ross, R.G., Jr. and Berchowitz, D., “Performance Characterization of the Sunpower Cryocooler,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 149-161. (PDF / 1.38MB)
  21. Smedley, G.T., Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., Sunpower 140K Cryocooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-11085, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1993).
  22. Johnson, D.L., “Thermal Performance of the Texas Instruments 1-Watt Linear Drive Cryocooler,” Cryocoolers 10, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1999. (PDF / 212KB)
  23. Collins, S.A., Johnson, D.L., Smedley, G.T. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Performance Characterization of the TRW 35K Pulse Tube Cooler,” Advances in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol. 41, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1996, pp. 1471-1478. (PDF / 304KB)
  24. Smedley, G.T., Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., TRW 1W-35K Cryocooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-13236, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1995).
  25. Johnson, D.L.,et al., TRW 3503 Pulse Tube Cryocooler Performance Characterization, JPL Internal Document D-14348, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA (1997).
  26. Johnson, D.L., Collins, S.A., Heun, M.K. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Performance Characterization of the TRW 3503 and 6020 Pulse Tube Coolers,” Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1997, pp. 183-193. (PDF / 600KB)
  27. Smedley, G.T., Mon, G.R., Johnson, D. L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Thermal Performance of Stirling-Cycle Cryocoolers: A Comparison of JPL-Tested Coolers,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 185-195. (PDF / 676KB)
  28. Mon, G.R., Smedley, G.T., Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Vibration Characteristics of Stirling-Cycle Cryocoolers for Space Application,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 197-208. (PDF / 1.28MB)
  29. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.L., Mon, G.R. and Smedley, G., “Cryocooler Resonance Characterization,” Cryogenics, Vol. 34, No. 5 (1994), pp. 435-442. (PDF / 1.3MB)
  30. Heun, M.K., Collins, S.A., Johnson, D.L., and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Investigation of Gas Effects on Cryocooler Resonance Characteristics,” Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1997, pp. 421-430. (PDF / 441KB)
  31. Johnson, D.L., Smedley, G.T., Mon, G.R., Ross, R.G., Jr. and Narvaez, P., “Cryocooler Electromagnetic Compatibility,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 209-220. (PDF / 509KB)
  32. Ross, R.G., Jr. and Johnson, D.L., “Effect of Heat Rejection Conditions on Cryocooler Operational Stability,” Advances in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol. 43B, Plenum Press, New York, 1998, pp. 1745-1752. (PDF / 772KB)
  33. Ross, R.G., Jr. and Johnson, D.L., “Design and Test of a Comprehensive Facility for Life Testing Space Cryocoolers,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (1993), pp. 748-758. (PDF / 653KB)
  34. Sugimura, R.S., Russo, S.C. and Gilman, D.C., “Lessons Learned During the Integration Phase of the NASA IN-STEP Cryo System Experiment,”Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 869-882. (PDF / 1.24MB)
  35. “Sensor/Cooler Vibration Control,” Ross, R.G., Jr., Moore, D.M., Larson, C.A. and Mauritz, A., Annual Report of the Investigators Carried Out Under the 1989 Director’s Discretionary Fund, JPL Internal Report D-7138, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, June 1990.
  36. Johnson, B.G., et al., “Demonstration of Active Vibration Control on a Stirling-cycle Cryocooler Testbed,”Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Chicago IL, June 24-26, 1992.
  37. Johnson, B.G., et al., “Demonstration of Active Vibration Reduction on a Stirling-cycle Cryocooler Testbed,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (1993), pp. 820-828.
  38. Glaser, R., Ross, R.G., Jr. and Johnson, D.L., “Cryocooler Tip Motion Suppression Using Active Control of Piezoelectric Actuators,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM, April 1993, pp. 1086-1097. (PDF / 613KB)
  39. Glaser, R.J., Ross, R.G., Jr. and Johnson, D.L., “STRV Cryocooler Tip Motion Suppression,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 455-463. (PDF / 835KB)
  40. Collins, S.A., Paduano, J.D. and von Flotow, A.H., “Active Multi-Axis Vibration Cancellation for Split Stirling Cryocoolers,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, pp. 437-448.
  41. Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Spacecraft Cryocooler Thermal Integration,” Proceedings of the Spacecraft Thermal Control Symposium, AF Phillips Laboratory, Albuquerque NM, 1994, pp. 32-39. (PDF / 1.31MB)
  42. Johnson, D.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Cryocooler Coldfinger Heat Interceptor,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 709-717. (PDF / 521KB)
  43. Gilman, D.C., “Cryocooler Heat Interceptor Test for the SMTS Program,” Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1997, pp. 783-793.
  44. Chan, C.K. and Ross, R.G., Jr., Design and Application of Gas-Gap Heat Switches, Final Report of Phase I, JPL Publication 90-38, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, March 15, 1990.
  45. Johnson, D.L. and Wu, J.J., “Feasibility Demonstration of a Thermal Switch for Dual Temperature IR Focal Plane Cooling,” Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1997, pp. 795-805.
  46. Hall, J.L. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Gas Contamination Effects on Pulse Tube Performance,” Cryocoolers 10, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1999. (PDF / 248KB)
  47. Wade, L., Levy, A. and Bard, S., “Continuous and Periodic Sorption Cryocoolers for 10 K and Below,” Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Press, New York (1997), pp. 577-586.
  48. Bard, S., et al., “10 K Sorption Cryocooler Flight Experiment (BETSCE),” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (1993), pp. 1107-1119.
  49. Bowman, R.C., Karlmann, P.B. and Bard, S., Brilliant Eyes Ten-Kelvin Sorption Cryocooler Experiment (BETSCE) Final Report, JPL Publication 97-14, Pasadena, CA, September 1997.
  50. Jones, J.A., “Hydride Absorption Refrigerator System for Ten Kelvin and Below,” Proceedings of the Third Cryocooler Conference, NBS Special Publication 698, NBS, Boulder, CO, 1984.
  51. Johnson, A.L. and Jones, J.A., “Evolution of the 10 K Periodic Sorption Refrigerator Concept,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP-93-1001, Kirtland AFB, NM, (1993), pp. 831-853.
  52. Johnson, A.L. and Jones, J.A., “Periodic 10 K Sorption Cooling,” USA Patent Pending, 1992.
  53. Bard, S., et al., “Development of a Periodic 10 K Sorption Cryocooler,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP—93-1001, Kirtland Air Force Base, NM (1993), pp. 854-866.
  54. Bowman, R.C., Jr., et al., “Evaluation of a Prototype Hydride Compressor for Periodic Hydrogen Sorption Cryocoolers,” 7th International Cryocooler Conference Proceedings, Air Force Phillips Laboratory Report PL-CP-93-1001, Kirtland AFB, NM, (1993), pp. 867-879.
  55. Wade, L.A., et al., “Development of a Sorbent Bed Assembly for a Periodic 10 K Solid Hydrogen Cryocooler,” Adv. Cryogenic Engineering, v.39, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York (1994) , pp. 1491-1498.
  56. Bowman, R.C., Jr., et al., “Fabrication and Testing of the Metal Hydride Sorbent Bed Assembly for a Periodic 10 K Sorption Cryocooler”, Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 601-608.
  57. Longsworth, R.C., Khatri, A. and Hill, D., “Periodic 10 K J-T Cryostat for Flight Demonstration,” Cryocoolers 10, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1999.
  58. Wu, J.J., et al., “Experimental Demonstration of a 10 K Sorption Cryocooler Stage,” Adv. Cryogenic Engin., v.39, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York (1994), pp. 1507-1514.
  59. Bard, S., et al., “Ground Testing of a 10 K Sorption Cryocooler Flight Experiment (BETSCE),” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 609-621.
  60. Bhandari, P. and Bard, S., “Thermal Systems Design and Analysis for a 10 K Sorption Cryocooler Flight Experiment,” Proceedings of the AIAA 28th Thermophysics Conference, AIAA 93-2825, Orlando, FL (1993).
  61. Bhandari, P., et al., “Dynamic Simulation of a Periodic 10 K Sorption Cryocooler,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York (1995), pp. 581-599.
  62. Wen, L.C., Mon, G.R., Sugimura, R.S., Jetter, E., and Ross, R.G., Jr., “Reliability of High-Temperature Metallic Components in Sorption Cryocoolers,” Proceedings of the 4th Interagency Meeting on Cryocoolers, Plymouth MA, October 24, 1990, David Taylor Research Center Document DTRC-91/003, January 1991, pp. 111-125. (PDF / 933KB)
  63. Wade, L.A., et al., “Performance, Reliability, and Life of Hydride Compressor Components for 10 to 30 K Sorption Cryocoolers,” Adv. Cryogenic Engin., v.39, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York (1994), pp. 1483-1490.
  64. Bard, S., et al., “Component Reliability Testing of Long-Life Sorption Cryocoolers,” Cryocoolers 8, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 1995, pp. 623-636. (PDF / 1.02MB)
  65. Wade, L.A., et al., “Hydrogen Sorption Cryocoolers for the Planck Mission,” Advances in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol. 45, Plenum Press, New York, 2000. (PDF / 718KB)
  66. Hall, J.L., Ross, R.G., Jr. and Le, A.K., "A Contaminant Ice Visualization Experiment in a Glass Pulse Tube,” Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 2000. (PDF / 869KB)
  67. Ross, R.G., Jr., et al., "Gamma-Ray Pulse Tube Cooler Development and Testing," Cryocoolers 11, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001, pp. 155-162. (PDF / 707KB)
  68. Ross, R.G., Jr., "Cryocooler Reliability and Redundancy Considerations for Long-Life Space Missions," Cryocoolers 11, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York, 2001, pp. 637-648. (PDF / 481KB)
  69. Raab, J., et al., "TES FPC Flight Pulse Tube Cooler System," Cryocoolers 11, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2001, pp. 131-138. (PDF / 415KB)
  70. Collins, S.A., Rodriguez, J.I. and Ross, R.G., Jr., “TES Cryocooler System Design and Development,” Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol 47, American Institute of Physics, New York, 2002. (PDF / 787KB)
  71. Ross, R.G., Jr., "AIRS Pulse Tube Cooler System-Level and In-Space Performance Comparison," Cryocoolers 12, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2003, pp. 747-754. (PDF / 545KB)
  72. Ross, R.G., Jr., “Cryocooler Load Increase due to External Contamination of Low-e Cryogenic Surfaces,” Cryocoolers 12, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2003, pp. 727-736. (PDF / 260KB)
  73. Ross, R.G., Jr. and Boyle, R.F., "NASA Space Cryocooler Programs—An Overview," Cryocoolers 12, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, New York, 2003, pp. 1-8. (PDF / 481KB)
  74. Johnson, D.L., Collins, S.A., Heun, M.K., Leland, R.S., and Ross, R.G., Jr., TRW 6020 Pulse Tube Cryocooler, JPL Internal Document D-14349, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA, May, 1997.
  75. Johnson, D.L. and Wu, J.J., "Feasibility Demonstration of a Thermal Switch for Dual Temperature IR Focal Plane Cooling," Cryocoolers 9, Plenum Press, 1997.
  76. Ross, R.G., Jr., "JPL Cryocooler Development and Test Program: A 10-year Overview," Proceedings of the 1999 IEEE Aerospace Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, Cat. No. 99TH8403C, ISBN 0-7803-5427-3, 1999. (PDF / 812KB)
  77. Boyle, R.F. and Ross, R.G., Jr., "Overview of NASA Space Cryocooler Programs," Advances in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol. 47, American Institute of Physics, New York, 2002.(PDF / 278KB)
  78. Ross, R.G., Jr., Boyle, R.F., Key, R.W. and Coulter, D.R., “NASA Advanced Cryocooler Technology Development Program,” Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE) Conference, Waikoloa, Hawaii, August 22-28, 2002. (PDF / 473KB)
  79. Ross, R.G., Jr., “Vibration Suppression of Advanced Space Cryocoolers — An Overview,” Proceedings of the International Society of Optical Engineering (SPIE) Conference, San Diego, CA, March 2-6, 2003. (PDF / 875KB)
  80. Ross, R.G., Jr., Boyle, R.F., and. Kittel, P., “NASA Space Cryocooler Programs: A 2003 Overview,” International Workshop on Thermal Detectors for Space Based Planetary, Solar and Earth Science Applications, Washington DC, June 19-20, 2003.
  81. Rodriguez, J.I. and Ross, R.G. Jr., “AIRS On-Orbit Cryocooler System Performance,” SPIE Proceedings, Vol. 5151, Earth Observing Systems VIII, Barnes, W.L., ed., November 2003, pp. 220-231. (PDF / 2.52MB)
  82. Ross, R.G., Jr., Boyle, R.F., and. Kittel, P., “Overview of NASA SPACE Cryocooler Programs — A 2003 Summary,” Adv. in Cryogenic Engin., Vol 49B, Amer. Inst. of Physics, New York, 2004, pp. 1197-1204.
  83. Ross, R.G., Jr. and Rodriguez, J.I., “Performance of the AIRS Pulse Tube Coolers and Instrument—A first Year in Space,” Adv. in Cryogenic Engin., Vol 49B, Amer. Inst. of Physics, New York, 2004, pp. 1293-1300. (PDF / 554KB)
  84. Ross, R.G., Jr., “Estimation of Thermal Conduction Loads for Structural Supports of Cryogenic Spacecraft Assemblies,” Cryogenics, Vol. 44, Issue: 6-8, June - August, 2004, pp. 421-424. (PDF / 335KB)
  85. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.S. and Rodriguez, “Effect of Gravity Orientation on the Thermal Performance of Stirling-type Pulse Tube Cryocoolers,” Cryogenics, Vol. 44, Issue: 6-8, June - August, 2004, pp. 403-408. (PDF / 1.13MB)
  86. Ross, R.G., Jr. “A Study of the Use of 6K ACTDP Cryocoolers for the MIRI Instrument on JWST,” Cryocoolers 13, Springer Science & Business Media, New York, 2005, pp. 15-24. (PDF / 1.49MB)
  87. Raab, J, et al., “NGST Advanced Cryocooler Technology Development Program (ACTDP) Cooler System,” Cryocoolers 13, Springer Science & Business Media, New York, 2005, pp. 9-14.
  88. Glaister, D.S., Gully, W., Ross, R.G., Jr., et al.,“Ball Aerospace 4-10K Space Cryocoolers,” Cryocoolers 13, Springer Science & Business Media, New York, 2005, pp. 1-7. (PDF / 793KB)
  89. Olson, J., et al., “Lockheed Martin 6K/18K Cryocooler,” Cryocoolers 13, Springer Science & Business Media, New York, 2005, pp. 25-30.
  90. Ross, R.G., Jr., “Active Versus Standby Redundancy for Improved Cryocooler Reliability in Space,” Cryocoolers 13, Springer Science & Business Media, New York, 2005, pp. 609-618. (PDF / 582KB)
  91. Rodriguez, J.I., Collins, S.A., Na-Nakornpanom, A. and Johnson, D.L., "On-Orbit Performance of the TES Pulse Tube Coolers and Instrument-A First Year in Space," Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol 51, AIP, NY, 2006, pp. 1937-1944.
  92. Ross, R.G., Jr., and Johnson, D.L., “NASA's Advanced Cryocooler Technology Development Program (ACTDP),” Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, Vol. 51, Amer. Inst. of Physics, NY, 2006, pp. 607-614. (PDF / 957KB)
  93. Ross, R.G., Jr., “Aerospace Coolers: a 50-Year Quest for Long-life Cryogenic Cooling in Space,” Chapter 11 of Cryogenic Engineering: Fifty Years of Progress, Ed. by K. Timmerhaus and R. Reed, Springer Publishers, New York, 2007, pp. 225-284. (PDF / 4.4MB)
  94. Ross, R.G., Jr. and Boyle, R.F., “An Overview of NASA Space Cryocooler Programs—2006,” Cryocoolers 14, ICC Press, Boulder, CO, 2007, pp. 1-10. (PDF / 1.4MB)
  95. Glaister, D.S., Gully, W., Ross, R.G., Jr., et al., “Ball Aerospace 4-6 K Space Cryocooler,” Cryocoolers 14, ICC Press, Boulder, CO, 2007, pp. 41-48. (PDF / 645KB)
  96. Ross, R.G., Jr., Johnson, D.L., Elliott, D., Licata, S.J. and Overoye, K., “AIRS Pulse Tube Coolers Performance Update – Six Years in Space,” Cryocoolers 15, ICC Press, Boulder, CO, 2009, pp. 613-620. (PDF / 993KB)
  97. Johnson, D., Carroll, B. and Leland, R., "MSL/CheMin Cryocooler System Requirements and Characterization Test," Cryocoolers 15, ICC Press, Boulder, Colorado, 2009, pp 621-630. (PDF / 1.56MB)
  98. Pollock, R., et al., "The Orbiting Carbon Observatory Instrument: Performance of the OCO Instrument and Plans for the OCO-2 Instrument," Proceedings of the SPIE Remote Sensing Conference, Toulouse, France, Vol. 7826, Sept. 20-23, 2010.
  99. Durand, D., et al., "Mid InfraRed Instrument (MIRI) Cooler Subsystem Design," Cryocoolers 15, ICC Press, Boulder, Colorado, 2009, pp. 7-12. (PDF / 703KB)
  100. Petach, M., et al., "MIRI Cooler System Design Update," Cryocoolers 16, ICC Press, Boulder, Colorado, 2011, pp. 9-12. (PDF / 312KB)
  101. Nguyen, T., Toma, G., Raab, J. "HEC Pulse Tube Cooler Performance Enhancement," Cryocoolers 17, ICC Press, Boulder, Colorado, 2013, pp. 79-83. (PDF / 785KB)
  102. Johnson, D.L., Lysek, M.J. and Moorokian, J.M., "The Ricor K508 Cryocooler Operational Experience on Mars," Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, June 16-21, 2013, Anchorage AK. (PDF / 618KB)
  103. Johnson, D.L., Rodriguez, J.I., et al., "Integrated Testing of the Thales LPT9510 Pulse Tube Cooler and the Iris LCCE Electronics," Adv. in Cryogenic Engineering, June 16-21, 2013. (PDF / 707KB)

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