Faculty Advisor

McNamara, Karen M.

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to research and improve the design and operation of a Continuous Adiabatic Demagnetization Refrigerator (CADR). Experiments focused on improving the methods used to produce the CADR salt pill, improving the operation of the CADR heat switch, and testing the properties of a new salt pill material, Dysprosium Gadolinium Gallium Garnet.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2000

Major

Chemical Engineering

Project Type

Major Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Chemical Engineering

Advisor Program

Chemical Engineering

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