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Temperature

 

Temperature Range

Number of Blocks and Sample Positions

Instrument Compatibility

Equipment

min (°C)

max (°C)

Qty.

Positions

10m SANS

NG7 SANS

NGB30 SANS

VSANS

USANS

4HB (2-zone)1

ambient

250

1

4 (2x2)

 

 

 

 

X

7HB2

ambient

250

2

7

X

X

X

X

 

6CB (oil)1

-25

140

1

6

 

 

 

 

X

6CB (water)

0

90

1

6

X

X

X

X

X

9CB (3-zone)3

-20

140

4

9 (3x3)

X

*

X

X

 

10CB (oil)4

-25

140

*

10

 

*

 

 

 

10CB (water)2

0

90

3

10

X

X

X

X

 

4R

ambient

ambient5

1

4

X

X

X

X

X

6R2

ambient

ambient5

1

6

X

X

X

X

 

9P2

ambient

ambient

4

9

X

X

X

X

 

5P1

ambient

ambient

1

5

 

 

 

 

X

Closed Cycle Refrigerator6

3 K

14 K

325 K

800 K

 

1, 2, or 3

1, 2, or 3

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

 

Orange Cryostat

1.5 K

300 K

1

1

X

X

X

X

 

9T Horizontal Magnet7

2.0 K

300 K

1

1

 

X

 

*

 

1. Sample blocks designed for the USANS instrument are compatible with all other SANS instruments, but options with more sample positions are available.

2. Sample blocks designed for the 10m, 30m and VSANS instruments are compatible with USANS, but not all sample positions will be available.

3. The 9CB on NG7 SANS will be available soon.

4. The only remaining oil bath for the 10 position blocks is used by the Spin-Echo instrument. Scheduling this option will require coordination the instrument scientist from that instrument.

5. Temperature controls options are available for the 4R and 6R. Please see the rotation stage page for more information.

6. The number of sample positions depends on the tail piece and sample mount.

7. The field range available on vSANS without affecting the spin-echo instrument has yet to be determined.

Created November 19, 2020, Updated December 21, 2020