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A Distributed Method for Modeling Effective Cryogenic Flat Cable Heat Sinking

Zobrist, N. R. and Daal, M. and Sadoulet, B. and Golwala, S. (2014) A Distributed Method for Modeling Effective Cryogenic Flat Cable Heat Sinking. Journal of Low Temperature Physics, 176 (5-6). pp. 1096-1102. ISSN 0022-2291. doi:10.1007/s10909-013-0995-2.

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A common challenge in low temperature instrumentation is adequately heat sinking signal wires between room temperature and devices at base temperature. Using cryostat space for adequate heat sinking typically comes at the cost of complexity or experimental space. As such, it is useful to know how much heat sinking is adequate given the materials, heat sources and cooling capacities involved. We present a differential equation for modeling the heat flowing out of a flat cable along an interval over which it is adhered to an insulating interface which is bound to a metallic heat sinking surface and numerical results for realistic heat sinks in the Kelvin range. We also present a computational method for solving this differential equation.

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Additional Information:© 2013 Springer Science+Business Media New York. Received: 22 July 2013; Accepted: 29 November 2013; Published online: 18 December 2013. We thank Bradley Froehle and Matt Pyle for providing valuable input. This work has been funded by the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.
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Official Citation:Zobrist, N.R., Daal, M., Sadoulet, B. et al. J Low Temp Phys (2014) 176: 1096. doi:10.1007/s10909-013-0995-2
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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