Introducing the Latest Evolution in Modular Cryogenics

Meet the ARS µDrift
Nanoscience Cryostat

 

Superior, Modular Optical Access:

Use High NA Windows and Swap-able
Chambers to Build the Ideal Optical Setup

- Multiple Top Chamber Designs for Low Working Distances,
   Multiple Windows, and Magnet Post Integration
- Confocal Imaging in Reflection & Transmission Modes
   Available with High NA In-Vacuum Objectives


Ultra-Stable Sample Mounting: 

Easily Maintain Sample Alignment During
Variable Temperature Experiments

- 300nm Base-50K
- 54µm Base-300K
- <2, <10, <100nm Vibrations Available
- 3mK Temperature Stability
- Low Accelerations into the Optical Table


Flexible & Powerful Cryogenics: 

Select from Three Different Helium Free and
Flow Solutions to Meet Your Needs

   - CS-204 Cryocooler for 10K Performance
   - CS-210 Cryocooler for 5K Performance
   - LT-3 For <4K Liquid Cryogen Use

 
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Sample Workspace & Instrumentation:

- 4 Inch Gold Plated Sample Plate Standard
- 6 Bobbin Thermal Anchors for Wire Lagging
- 25 Push Pin Sockets for Custom Wiring
- Swapable Feedthroughs for Convenient Re-Wiring
- Optional RF and Fiber Optic Cables Available

Specifications

Cooling Technologies Available

CS-204SF-DMX-20

CS-210SF-GMX-20

 ULV Closed Cycle Cryocoolers -
 Featuring Helium Exchange Gas Interfaces
LT-3

 LHe & LN ULV Flow Cryocooler
 Featuring the ARS Matrix Heat Exchanger

Sample Plate Drift
 

300nm Base-50K  
54µm Base-300K
Vibrations
LT-3  <2nm Vibrations
DMX-20/GMX-20  <10nm Vibrations
Temperature*
Liquid Helium  ~3.5 K - 450 K* Up to 1.5 Watts at 4K
Liquid Nitrogen  ~77 K - 450 K*
CS-204SF-DMX-20  ~6K - 300 K*
CS-210SF-GMX-20  <4K - 300 K* 0.2 Watts at 4K
1.7 K Modification  <1.7K - 300 K*
Stability (All)  3 mK
    * 500K and 800K Rapid High Temperature Interfaces also Available
Cooldown Time
Liquid Helium  4.5K ~ 30 minutes
CS-210SF-GMX-20  3.4K ~ 160 minutes

Modular Sample Chamber Options

Standard

  • 4x Side Window Ports on the Vacuum Chamber 2" Dia 1.5" Clear View
  • 4x Side Cold Window Ports on the Radation Shield 1.5" Dia 1.25" Clear View
  • 1x Top Window port 1" Dia 0.9" Clear View
  • 4" Plate with Breadboard Pattern, 4-40 Threads 0.5" Spacing
  • Nickel or Gold Plated OFHC Copper Radation Shield
  • Aluminum Vacuum Chamber
    • Back-Scatter Reducing Black Annodized finish
  • Modular design Supports Future Integration with:
    • In-Vacuum Objectives
    • Piezo Sample Stages
    • Complex Sample Configurations

Piezo Sample Mount

  • Integration of User Supplied or Purchased Piezoelectric Stages
    • 1x Z Translator
    • 2x X/Y Translator
    • 1 XY Scanning Positioner (optional)
  • Stages Recessed into Sample Platform
  • Copper Plates on top of Stages with Thermal Links to Sample Platform
  • Includes Wiring and Feedthoughs for Stages

In-Vacuum Objectives

  • Confocal Microscopy Modification Allowing a Microscope Objective
    • To be Mounted in Vacuum
    • Includes New Top Hat and Radiation Shield
  • X-Plane Modification for an In-Vacuum Microscope Objective
    • To be Mounted inside the Vacuum Space Parallel to the Optical Table
    • Allows for Transmission thru Adjacent Side Windows.
    • Includes New Top Hat and Radiation Shield
Compressor Model ARS-4HW
   Frequency  60 Hz  50 Hz
Standard Voltage  Min  208 V  190 V
   Max  230 V  210 V
Transformer Options  10%  220 V, 230 V
   15%  240 V
Power Usage  Singe Phase  3.6 kW  3.0 kW
Refrigerant Gas  99.999% helium gas,
 pre-charged
Noise Level  60 dBA
Ambient Temperature  12 - 40 C (54-104 F)
Cooling Water  Consumption  1.5 L / min (0.4 Gal. / min)
   Temperature  10 - 35 C (50-95 F)
   Connection  3/8 in. Swagelok fitting
Dimensions  L  483 mm (19 in)
   W  434 mm (17.1 in)
   H  516 mm (20.3 in)
 Weight  Compressor  72 kg (160 lbs)
Typical Maintenance Cycle  30,000 hours
Water Recirculation Option  CoolPac compatible
 
Compressor Model ARS-10HW
   Frequency  60 Hz, 3 Phase  50 Hz, 3 Phase
Standard Voltage  Min  208 V  190 V
   Max  230 V  210 V
Transformer Options  10%  210 V, 230 V
   15%  480 V
Power Usage  Three Phase  7.7 kW  7.7 kW
Refrigerant Gas  99.999% helium gas,
 pre-charged
Noise Level  
Ambient Temperature  5 - 40 C (40-104 F)
Cooling Water  Consumption  5.7 L / min (1.5 Gal. / min)
   Temperature   20C or Less (68 F)
   Connection  1/2 in. Swagelok fitting
Dimensions  L  622 (24.5 in)
   W  521 mm (20.5 in)
   H  851 mm (33.5 in)
 Weight  Compressor  177 kg (390 lbs)
Typical Maintenance Cycle  30,000 hours
Water Recirculation Option  CoolPac compatible