Applications for Cryogenic Cooling


On the 12th October STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) will be opening its doors to the SIRACH Network. RAL is home to many of the UK’s most advanced research facilities and supports work in a range of areas including space science and astronomy, particle physics, nanotechnology and developing new materials. Our SIRACH event will focus on applications for cryogenic cooling and delegates will hear presentations on leading edge technologies.

9.30-10.00       Coffee and registration

10.00-10.10     Introduction to the day and SIRACH, Graeme Maidment, SIRACH

10.10-10.30     Welcome and overview of Harwell Campus including The Science and Technology Facilities Council and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Angus Horner, The Science and Technology Facilities Council and Rutherford Appleton Laboratory

10.30-10.50    The thermal design and testing of the Mid Infrared Instrument (MIRI) on the James Webb Space Telescope, Bryan Shaughnessy, Science and Technology Facilities Council

10.50-11.10     Case Study: Refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine,  Paul Arrowsmith, Sainsbury’s

11.10-11.40     Coffee

11.40-13.00     SIRACH networking and interactive session, Carole Bond, Carbon Data Resources

13.00–14.00    Lunch

14.00-14.20     Large scale energy storage, Tim Gardhouse, Highview Power Storage

14.20-14.40     Cryostimulation as an emerging assistive technology for influencing bodily structure and metabolic functions, Katya Mileva, London South Bank University

14.40-15.00     2K JT-cooler for the ESA Athena mission, Martin Crook, Science and Technology Facilities Council

15.00 -15.05    Close from Graeme Maidment

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Source: <a href="http://www.sirach.org.uk/SAHQAB252221" target="_blank" rel="noopener">SIRACH</a>

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