Designed for non-optical experiments with limited space.

Standard Configuration

Designed for non-optical experiments with limited space, the Janis Research STVP-300 includes the following components:

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STVP-300 Compact Cryostat Mechanical Drawing Shown with Optional Sample Positioner

  • Compact vacuum shroud
  • Compact radiation shield
  • Temperature sensor
  • 6' superinsulated cryogen transfer line
  • Control heater
  • Pressure relief valve
  • System test
  • Length and diameter dimensions may be user specified.

Typical Applications:

  • VSM (see Other Configurations)
  • High Tc
  • Resistivity
  • Hall Studies
  • Magneto Resistivity

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Basic System Specifications - Continuous Flow Cryostats


Specification SuperTranVP
(Sample in Vapor)
Temperature Range 1.5-325 K
(consult with Janis for other temperatures)
Initial Cooldown Time 15 minutes
(STVP series: 100-400)
30 minutes
Nominal Temperature Stability (with controller) 50 mK or less
Orientation vertical for <4.5 K
System Weight (without transfer line) 15 lbs (6.8 kg)
Cryogen Consumption on Cooldown 0.5L LHe (325 - 4.2 K)
Nominal Cryogen Consumption Rate 1.1 L/Hr LHe (5 K)
(STVP series: 100-400)
1.4 L/Hr LHe (5 K)
NOTE: Specifications do not include optical or experimental heat loads and assume vertical orientation.
NOTE: Consult Janis for high temperature or LN2 operations for SuperTran-VP.

Typical Cryogen Consumption of Optical SuperTran Cryostats

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Other Configurations

Other Compact Configurations:

  • Optical
  • Mylar Windows
  • Isothermal zone sample tube (provides uniform sample temperature and enhanced operation with LN2)
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Model STVP-300-VSM


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