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The 70mm Orange Cryostat is the cryostat of choice for most instruments. With at least one day's notice a member of the Sample Environment Team can prepare one for your experiment. It is then the local contact and the user's responsibility to maintain the cryostat during the experiment. Unexperienced users or NCNR employees can see a Sample Environment Team member for assistance.

Useful Dimensions (approximate)
System 70mm
A 942
B 152
C 342
D 330
E 565
F 306
G 910
System Preparation
Pump out Vacuum Jacket > 2 hrs.
LHe Fill ~30 min. / ~30 L
Cooldown to Base Temp. ~4 hrs.
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Other Capabilities

The capabilities stated so far have been for operation in the standard setup. When using a special setup these capabilities may change, however, many special setups have been used with success. Some of these include: gas handling, transport measurements, high pressure, etc. Any special setups should be discussed with the sample environment staff before being scheduled.

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Created November 21, 2017, Updated February 22, 2022