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Modeling and Test Results for Two Loop Heat Pipes with a Freeze-Tolerant Condenser
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published July 10, 2000 by SAE International in United States
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This paper describes modeling and test results for a two Loop Heat Pipes (LHP) with a condenser designed to be used in a deployable spacecraft radiator system. These units were provided by the two major commercial US vendors of LHPs. The condenser used is a freeze-tolerant, parallel-flow design based on the International Space Station (ISS) deployable radiator design. This condenser allows the deployable radiator to be utilized without freeze-protection heaters.
CitationAmbrose, J., Buchan, E., Yendler, B., and Baumann, J., "Modeling and Test Results for Two Loop Heat Pipes with a Freeze-Tolerant Condenser," SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-2411, 2000, https://doi.org/10.4271/2000-01-2411.
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