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Linearly-Actuated Cryo-Fluid Connection

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000019432D
Publication Date: 2003-Sep-12

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Abstract

An apparatus for connecting or disconnecting a supply of a cryogenic fluid to or from a cryogenic cooling means (either mounted on a member, or freestanding and spaced apart from the supply of the cryogenic fluid) comprising: (a) a plunger made at least in part of a first material having a first coefficient of thermal expansion, the plunger having an inlet in fluid communication with the supply of the cryogenic fluid, an outlet in fluid communication with the inlet, and an outer periphery;