Novel, Nonlinear Control System for Cryogenic Coolers

Period of Performance: 04/06/2006 - 10/06/2006


Phase 1 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Iris Technology Corporation
P.O. Box 5838
Irvine, CA 92616
Principal Investigator


A novel, nonlinear electronic control system will be evaluated for use in the Stirling Cryocooler compressor drive circuit. This proven and low cost technology can be hardened for use in space and has the potential to improve overall efficiency while reducing conducted emissions into the source supply.