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Sample environments available

Code Name Description Temp Range
AVM-112T asym.,
vertical field magnet
12 Tesla vertical field re-condensing magnet:
0.5T/min; it can accommodate dilution fridge
bottom loader
Standard bottom loader for SIKA can reach 750K
with high T insert; Can be used with electric field equipment
bottom loader
Pooled bottom loader for general use can reach
750K with the high T insert
Top loading 
Top Loading AS Scientific Cryofurnace, it can reach
750K with full rang sample stick
4K to 750K
Top loading 
Top Loading cryostat, it can be used with 8T
vertical field cryomagnet
2K to 300K


Dilution fridgeDilution fridge can be used drop the minimum
temperature to 0.05K
Min: 0.05K
F-1ILL-type vacuum furnace
The 1600°C ILL-type high vacuum furnace is
heated by passing up to 300 A through a
thin niobium element.
Max: 1600°C
OC-1Orange CryostatLiquid-helium-cooled orange cryostat
OS-1He-3 one-shot fridgeHelium 3 cooled one shot fridge to be
used with the orange cryostat OC-1
0.5K FOR 8hrs
VD-1XCS vapour delivery systemThe Hiden Isochema XCS system is available
for in-situ static or dynamic vapour delivery
provides a maximum rate of 500 mL per minute
Max: 50°

Heavy loading sample stage

Sika heavy loading stage

Tilt angle range:
Lower tilt angle : ± 15º

XYZ Translation:

X travel range: ± 25 mm
Y travel range: ± 25 mm
Z travel range: ± 20 mm

Sample Rotation (_):
Rotation range: ± 180º

Weight Capability:
With 5 Axes goniometer stage: 150 kg
S1 rotary stage: 650 kg

Data analysis

Sika data plotting

The Sika Analysis Software for data plotting and fitting is user-friendly