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Instrument: SAFIRE F20 Buck CR-2 Cryogenic Aircraft Hygrometer

Name SAFIRE F20 Buck CR-2 Cryogenic Aircraft Hygrometer
Acronym Buck-CR2-SAFIRE
Manufacturer Buck Research
Operated by SAFIRE
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Dew/Frost-point hygrometer
Acronym Dew/Frost-point hygrometer

Principle of operation

Measured parameter Dew Point
Operating principle

Thermoelectric Chilled Mirror Hygrometer
Operating principle information should be extended to explain servo-control of mirror temperature and detection of condensation deposit.
Note possible ambiguity between dew and frost-point temperatures for low mirror temperatures.
Operating principle is extended to include cryogenic cooling in addition to thermoelectric.
or
manual hygrometers

Measurement(s) Thermodynamics

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 6.0

Performance

Operating mode In situ
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Access, host and processing

Access

Only available to SAFIRE

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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