The minimum temperature is ∼7 K and the maximum temperature is 800 K.
(Currently, we have only tested up to 600 K.)
The cryofurnace is supported by the motorized xyz stage, which moves ±2.5 mm for x and y-axes, and ±5 mm for z -axis.
The edge of the cryofurnace has an M4 hole with 5 mm depth, to accept the sample holders, and the nominal beam position* locates 30 mm far from this edge.
We can send the standard sample holders (see below) to the users on request.
In low teperature (low-T) measurements, the inner Be window (φ12 mm) with He exchange gas is sometimes recommended for precise temperature control.
The sample holder should (1) support the sample (2) provide thermal contact (3) not create background.
For low-T measurements, GE varnish (GE7031) or silver paste is usually used.
See also some tips for single crystal measurements.
* Nominal beam position when the cryofrunace is off and the z-motor position is zero.
When the cryofrunace is turned on, the sample holder moves up ~1 mm along the z-direction, due to shrinkage of the cryostat.
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updated in Aug. 2021.