The modern needs of the electro optical market for small low-power and light-weight IR systems are impelling development of High Operating Temperature (HOT) IR detectors, requiring dedicated cryocoolers design.
The design of Ricor’s HOT cryocoolers focused on “SWaP-C” configuration means small Size, low Weight, low Power consumption and attractive Cost, in order to optimize IDDCA for modern compact thermal imagers.
Ricor’s SWaP-C HOT family includes five cryocooler models beginning with the K562 and the K527 designed to operate at 95-110K in the first phase and afterwards optimized to work at 95-150K ,including versions with a short finger like the K527 short and the K562SI (Short improved). The rotary K580 and the dual opposed linear K588 are designed to operate at 130-180K. Both cryocoolers include compact digital temperature controllers and integrate with a generic cold finger.
In addition, Ricor’s miniature Cryocooler is also adapted to work with HOT detectors such as the K508N model in order to improve cooler efficiency and reliability.
RICOR's Cryocoolers Development and Optimization for HOT IR detectors
RICOR's Rotary Cryocoolers Development and Optimization for HOT IR Detectors
Ricor K562S Micro Miniature Rotary Stirling Cryocooler
Ricor K527 Linear Cooler for HOT Infrared Imagers
Ricor Cryocoolers for HOT IR Detectors - from Development to Optimization for Industrialized Production
Development and Optimization Progress with Ricor Cryocoolers for HOT IR Detectors 2
Development and Optimization Progress with Ricor Cryocoolers for HOT IR Detectors 1