ST-200 Non-optical (Tubular) Cryostat


The ST-200 series are cryostats with tubular tails suitable for resistivity measurements or experimental configurations where square tails are undesirable.

Standard Configuration

Designed for non-optical experiments, the Janis Research ST-200 includes the following components:

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ST-200 Tubular Cryostat Mechanical Drawing

  • Tubular vacuum shroud
  • Tubular radiation shield
  • Blank sample holder
  • One (1) 10-pin electrical feedthrough
  • Three (3) blank feedthrough ports
  • Temperature sensor
  • 6' superinsulated cryogen transfer line
  • Control heater
  • System test

Typical Applications:

  • High Tc
  • Resistivity
  • Hall studies
  • Magneto Resistivity
  • NMR Spectroscopy 
  • Diffractions:
    • Gamma Ray
    • Neutron (Please see Other Configurations tab.)
    • X-Ray

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Specification SuperTran
(Sample in Vacuum)
Temperature Range <2-325 K (500 K, >700 K optional)
Initial Cooldown Time 15 minutes
Nominal Temperature Stability (with controller) 50 mK or less
Orientation any position (with increased helium consumption)
System Weight (without transfer line) 10 lbs (4.6 kg)
Cryogen Consumption on Cooldown 0.4L LHe (325 - 4.2 K)
0.1L LN2 (325 - 77 K)
Nominal Cryogen Consumption Rate 0.6 L/Hr LHe (5 K)
0.1 L/Hr LN2 (100 K)
NOTE: Specifications do not include optical or experimental heat loads and assume vertical orientation.
Specifications may change depending on the length of the transfer line flexible section.

Typical Cryogen Consumption of Optical SuperTran Cryostats

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Other Configurations

Other Tubular Configurations:

  • High temperature (500 K), (700 K)
  • Large diameter sample space
  • Thin wall aluminum vacuum shroud
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