PS-CC Probe Station Specifications

Cooling Technology
  DE-204 Closed Cycle Cryocooler
  Refrigeration Type Pneumatically Driven Gifford-McMahon Cycle
  Liquid Cryogen Usage None, Cryogen Free
Temperature*
  DE-204AF < 10 K - 350 K
  DE-204SF < 4.2 K - 350 K
  DE-204PF < 6 K - 350 K
  With 800 K Interface (Base Temp + 2 K) - 700 K
  With 450 K Interface (Base Temp + 2 K) - 450 K
  Stability 0.1 K
  *Based on bare cold head with a closed radiation shield, and no additional sources of experimental or parasitic heat load.
Cooldown Time
  20K 90 min ( 65 min with turbo upgrade)
  Within 1K of Base 160 mm (90 min with turbo upgrade)
  Upgrade to 210 Cooler for minimum cooldown times.
Warm Up Time
  Heater Power 50W Sample, 100W Radiation shield
  Base to 300K 30 min Sample, 30min Radiation shield
  Break Vacuum 1 hr
Micromanipulator
  Number of Probe Arms 4, standard
  Accessory ports 2, standard
  Measurable Area 2 in. square
  Radial Travel (X-axis) 63 mm (1.13 in.)
  Lateral Travel (Y-axis) 51 mm ( 2 in.)
  Vertical Travel (Z-axis) 25 mm (1 in.)
  Translation Scale 10 µm
  Sensitivity 1 µm
  Sample to Window Distance 63 mm (2.48 in.)
Probe Tips
  DC-RF Tungsten with Coaxial or Triaxial Cable
(custom tips available)
  DC-67 GHz Contact ARS for Custom Microwave Probe Solutions
  Fiber Optic Contact ARS for Custom Fiber-Optic Probe Solutions
Vibration Isolation Table
  Vibration Level < 1 µm (With Cryocooler Running)
  Table Top Height 765 mm (30.1 in.)
  Table Top Width 927 mm ( 36 in.)
  Vertical Travel (Z-axis) 737 mm (29 in.)
7:1 Zoom Microscope* With CCD Camera*
  Field Of View 4.2 - 0.61 mm
  Working distance 89 mm
  Numerical Aperture (N.A.) 0.024 - 0.08
  Highest Resolution 1 µm
  Magnification Final magnification depends on the monitor size
  Image Size 1280 x 1024 pixels
  Camera Output USB-2.0
  Frame rate 25 fps
  Accessories Ring Light Boom Stand USAF 1951 Test target


Cryocooler Specifications

Cryocooler Model DE-204AE DE-204A(T)E DE-204PE DE-204SE
  Frequency 60 Hz 50 Hz 60 Hz 50 Hz 60 Hz 50 Hz 60 Hz 50 Hz
    Base Temperature < 9 K < 9 K < 9 K < 9 K < 5.5 K < 5.5 K < 4 K < 4 K
    Cooling Capacity- 4.2 K - - - - - - 0.2 W 0.16 W
  10 K 2 W 1.6 W 2.7 W 2.2 W 3 W 2.4 W 4 W 3.2 W
  20 K 9 W 7.2 W 12 W 9.6 W 8 W 6.4 W 8 W 6.4 W
  77 K 17 W 14 W 23 W 18.4 W 14 W 11 W 14 W 11 W
    Radiation Shield Cooling Capacity 18 W 14 W 24 W 19 W 18 W 14 W 18 W 14 W
       (1st Stage Cooling Capacity at 77 K)                
    Maximum Cylinder Temperature 355 K 355 K 355 K 355 K
    Cooldown Time- 20K 30 min 36 min 25 min 30 min 40 min 48 min 40 min 48 min
  Base Temperature 60 min 72 min 50 min 60 min 90 min 96 min 90 min 108 min
Weight Expander 7.7 kg (17 lbs) 7.7 kg (16 lbs) 7.7 kg (16 lbs) 7.1 kg (16 lbs)

Compressor Specifications

Compressor Model ARS-4HW ARS-4HW ARS-4HW ARS-4HW
Standard Voltage Min 208 V 208 V 208 V 190 V 208 V 208 V 208 V 190 V
  Max 230 V 220 V 230 V 210 V 230 V 220 V 230 V 210 V
Power Usage Singe Phase 3.6 kW 3.0 kW 3.6 kW 3.0 kW 3.6 kW 3.0 kW 3.6 kW 3.0 kW
Dimensions L 483 mm (19 in) 483 mm (19 in) 483 mm (19 in) 483 mm (19 in)
  W 434 mm (17.1 in) 434 mm (17.1 in) 434 mm (17.1 in) 434 mm (17.1 in)
  H 516 mm (20.3 in) 516 mm (20.3 in) 516 mm (20.3 in) 516 mm (20.3 in)
Weight Compressor 73 kg (160 lbs) 73 kg (160 lbs) 73 kg (160 lbs) 73 kg (160 lbs)
Typical Maintenance Cycle 12,000 hours 12,000 hours 12,000 hours 12,000 hours