Siemens LT2 cryostat

Dave Schuller schuller at indigo2.biomol.uci.edu
Fri Nov 10 19:00:56 EST 1995


< I'm trying to set up a Siemens LT2 cryostat for low temperature studies and am
< having considerable trouble with icing.  I've built a full enclosure around the
< cryostat and the detector, and flush the enclosure with dry nitrogen prior to
<       Michael B. Berry, Ph.D.

nitrogen does not form ice.  you do not specifically state it, but may i assume
you keep a small flow of dry nitrogen during data collection?  otherwise, check
your enclosure for leaks and seal any you find.  it would also probably help to
move away from houston to a drier climate, such as arizona.




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