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Gas liquefaction and superconductivity.

La liquéfaction des gaz et supraconductivité.

Author(s) : GISTAU G.

Type of excerpt: Book chapter


This booklet was jointly prepared by the IIR and the French Refrigeration Association (AFF) in order to mark the centenaries of both organizations in 2008. It retraces the history of refrigeration and the great pioneers who achieved progress in the field, then presents various refrigeration technologies along with the latest developments. Various applications are presented in an in-depth manner: cryogenics (gas liquefaction, superconductivity, etc.), preservation of foodstuffs and various links in the cold chain), air conditioning, applications in the health (cryosurgery) and biological domains and in leisure activities. 30 papers

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  • Original title: La liquéfaction des gaz et supraconductivité.
  • Record ID : 2010-3363
  • Languages: French
  • Source: 2008 - Année du froid : 100 ans au service du développement du froid et de ses applications.
  • Publication date: 2008/06


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