Design of the multilayer insulation system for the Superconducting Super Collider 50mm dipole cryostat

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The development of the multilayer insulation (MLI) system for the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) 50 mm collider dipole cryostat is an ongoing extension of work conducted during the 40 mm cryostat program. While the basic design of the MLI system for the 50 mm cryostat resembles that of the 40 mm cryostat, results from measurements of MLI thermal performance below 80K have prompted a re-design of the MLI system for the 20K thermal radiation shield. Presented is the design of the MLI system for the 50 mm collider dipole cryostat, with discussion focusing on system performance, blanket geometry, cost-effective fabrication ... continued below

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Boroski, W.N.; Nicol, T.H. & Schoo, C.J. March 1, 1991.

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The development of the multilayer insulation (MLI) system for the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) 50 mm collider dipole cryostat is an ongoing extension of work conducted during the 40 mm cryostat program. While the basic design of the MLI system for the 50 mm cryostat resembles that of the 40 mm cryostat, results from measurements of MLI thermal performance below 80K have prompted a re-design of the MLI system for the 20K thermal radiation shield. Presented is the design of the MLI system for the 50 mm collider dipole cryostat, with discussion focusing on system performance, blanket geometry, cost-effective fabrication techniques, and built-in quality control measures that assure consistent thermal performance throughout the SSC accelerator. 16 refs., 8 figs., 2 tabs.

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  • 3. annual international industrial symposium on the super collider (IISSC), Atlanta, GA (USA), 13-15 Mar 1991

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  • Other: DE91013396
  • Report No.: FNAL-TM-1725
  • Report No.: CONF-910340--34
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5549857
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1092297

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Boroski, W.N.; Nicol, T.H. & Schoo, C.J. Design of the multilayer insulation system for the Superconducting Super Collider 50mm dipole cryostat, article, March 1, 1991; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1092297/: accessed June 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.