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Capacitance Specifications


Standard curve Not applicable

Nominal capacitance 6.1 nF

Nominal sensitivity 26 pF/K

Accuracy (interchangeability) Not applicable

Accuracy (calibrated) Calibration should be performed in situ

Recommended excitation 1 to 5 kHz, 0 to 7 V peak to peak or any other acceptable capacitance measuring method

Dissipation at recommended excitation Not applicable

Expected long-term stability ±1.0 K/yr

Thermal response time Minutes, dominated by electronic setting time

Radiation effects Not available

Magnetic fields See table on right

Reproducibility Click here for detailed discussion

Soldering standard J-STD-001 Class 2

Range of use

 Minimum limit Maximum limit
CS-501GR 1.4 K 290 K

Typical magnetic field-dependent temperature errors1 ΔT/T (%) at B (magnetic induction)

Package parallel to field B
T (K)18.7 T

1 Recommended for control purposes; monotonic in C vs T to nearly room temperature frequency dependent

Physical specifications

 DimensionsMassLead typeInternal
CS-501GR 3.0 mm × 8.5 mm long260 mg 2 phosphor bronze with heavy build polyimide attached with epoxy strain relief at sensor Air