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A Turbo-Brayton Cryocooler for Future European Observation Satellite Generation

  title={A Turbo-Brayton Cryocooler for Future European Observation Satellite Generation},
  author={Julien Tanchon and J{\'e}r{\^o}me Lacapere and A. K. Molyneaux and M. Harris and Steven Hill and Suleiman Abu-Sharkh and Thierry Tirolien},
Several types of active cryocoolers have been developed for space and military applications in the last ten years. Performances and reliability continuously increase to follow the requirements evolution of new generations of satellite: less power consumption, more cooling capacity, increased life duration. However, in addition to this increase of performances and reliability, the microvibrations requirement becomes critical. In fact, with the development of vibration-free technologies… 
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