Malone refrigeration

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Malone refrigeration is the use of a liquid near its critical points without evaporations as working fluid in a regenerative or recuperative refrigeration cycle such as the Stirling and Brayton cycles. It's potential advantages include compactness, efficiency, an environmentally benign working fluid, and reasonable cost. One Malone refrigerator has been built and studied; two more are under construction. Malone refrigeration is such a new, relatively unexplored technology that the potential for inventions leading to improvements in efficiency and simplicity is very high.

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Swift, G.W. January 1, 1993.

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Malone refrigeration is the use of a liquid near its critical points without evaporations as working fluid in a regenerative or recuperative refrigeration cycle such as the Stirling and Brayton cycles. It's potential advantages include compactness, efficiency, an environmentally benign working fluid, and reasonable cost. One Malone refrigerator has been built and studied; two more are under construction. Malone refrigeration is such a new, relatively unexplored technology that the potential for inventions leading to improvements in efficiency and simplicity is very high.

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Pages: (6 p)

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  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) refrigeration and air conditioning technology workshop, Breckenridge, CO (United States), 23-25 Jun 1993

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  • Other: DE93014468
  • Report No.: LA-UR-93-1890
  • Report No.: CONF-9306166--1
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 6343118
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1204906

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Swift, G.W. Malone refrigeration, article, January 1, 1993; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1204906/: accessed January 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.