STVP-100 optical cryostat

Optical continuous flow cryostats with three standard sizes available, although, as with all Janis systems, these systems can be customized to suit your experiment. Systems with a 1.5 in sample space are in stock for fast delivery.

STVP-100 datasheet


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Standard configuration

Designed for experiments requiring optical access to the sample, the STVP-100 includes the following components:

  • Optical vacuum shroud
  • Optical radiation shield
  • Four quartz window sets
  • Optical sample holder
  • Temperature sensor
  • Pressure relief valve
  • Sample positioner with one 10-pin and one 8-pin electrical feedthrough
  • 6 ft superinsulated cryogen transfer line
  • Control heater
  • System test

Typical applications

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STVP-100 specifications

Temperature range<2 to 325 K (contact us for other temperatures)
Initial cooldown time15 min (STVP series: 100 to 400)
30 min (STVP-NMR)
Nominal temperature stability (with controller)50 mK or less
OrientationVertical for <4.5 K
System weight (without transfer line)15 lb (6.8 kg)
Cryogen consumption on cooldown0.5 L LHe (325 - 4.2 K)
Nominal cryogen consumption rate1.3 L/h LHe (5 K) (STVP-100 [1,2,3] and STVP-200 [1,2,3])
1.4 L/h LHe (5 K) (STVP-NMR)
NOTE: Specifications do not include optical or experimental heat loads and assume vertical orientation.
NOTE: Contact us for high temperature or LN2 operations for SuperTran-VP.

Typical cryogen consumption of optical SuperTran cryostats

SuperTran SuperTran-VP Liquid Helium consumption rate

Other configurations

  • Compact vacuum shroud
  • Customized window materials
  • Indium-sealed cold windows
  • Customized vacuum shroud lengths
  • Large diameter sample space
  • Spectrometer mounting flange
  • Isothermal zone sample tube (provides uniform sample temperature and enhanced operation with LN2)


STVP-100 with mounting stand

STVP-100 with mounting stand

STVP-100 with large sample volume (3 in diameter)

STVP-100 with large sample volume

STVP-100 with load lock for mounting samples in a glove box

STVP-100 with load lock