The Proceedings of the 14th International Cryocooler Conference, held June 14-16, 2006 in Annapolis, Maryland, are a publication of the International Cryocooler Conference, and are published online by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries' Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing in collaboration with Wendt Library.

These proceedings can be permanently cited using the handle: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/ICC14

Edited by:
Saul Miller and R. G. Ross, Jr.
Acknowledgments:

The International Cryocooler Conference Board wishes to express its deepest appreciation to the Conference Organizing Committee, whose members dedicated many hours to organizing and managing the conduct of the Conference, and wishes to express its appreciation to Chesapeake Cryogenics, Inc. for hosting the conference. Members of the Organizing Committee of the 14th ICC included:

PROGRAM CHAIR
John Brisson, MIT

PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Geoffrey Green, CCI
Chuck Hannon, AMT, Inc.
Peter Kerney, Consultant
Robert Mohling, Tech. Appl., Inc.
Carl Kirkconnell, Raytheon
Eric Marquardt, Ball Aerospace
John Pfotenhauer, U. of Wisconsin
Ray Radebaugh, NIST
Alain Ravex, Air Liquide
Klaus Timmerhaus, U.of Colorado
Mark Zagarola, Creare

CONFERENCE CHAIR
Michael Superczynski, Jr., Chesapeake Cryogenics, Inc.

LOCAL ARRANGEMENTS
William Superczynski, Chesapeake Cryogenics, Inc.

TREASURER
Ray Radebaugh, NIST

CO-EDITORS
Saul Miller, The Aerospace Corp.
Ron Ross, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR
Doris Elsemiller, MIT

In addition to the Committee and Board, a number of members of the Superczynski family are owed a debt of gratitude for their valuable contributions to the preparations and conduct of the conference. Special recognition is due Kristin and Joseph Superczynski for their help with registration, and Beatrice Superczynski for her help with Doris Elsemiller in assembling the paper review packages. Many thanks are also due Janis Research Co., Inc. for their financial contribution.

Library Contributors:
  • Andrew Gough - Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing / Wendt Library, Publications Manager
  • Deborah Helman - Wendt Library, Director
  • Eric Larson - Wendt Library, Digital Services Librarian