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SOFIA HIRMES ADR

NASA stratospheric observation detection cooler


In partnership with NASA
In partnership with NASA

HPD is supporting NASA in the development of a critical element of the next generation infrared spectrometer for high altitude astrophysics observations via the SOFIA airborne observatory. HPD’s Adiabatic Demagnetization Refrigerator expertise has been combined with our expertise in instrument design, mechanics and vibration control to develop an ADR to provide ultra low temperature refrigeration to the instrument detectors in a challenging flight vibration environment.

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