STVP-200 non-optical (tubular) cryostat

Continuous flow cryostats with tubular tails for non-optical experiments, with a range of sizes available.

STVP-200 datasheet


Lake Shore — environment by JANIS

Standard configuration

Designed for non-optical experiments, the Lake Shore STVP-200 includes the following components:

  • Tubular vacuum shroud
  • Tubular radiation shield
  • Blank sample holder
  • Temperature sensor
  • 6 ft superinsulated cryogen transfer line
  • Sample positioner with one (1) 10-pin and one (1) 8-pin electrical feedthrough
  • Control heater
  • Pressure relief valve
  • System test

Typical applications:

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STVP-200 specifications

Temperature range1.5 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 to 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: Consult Janis for high temperature or LN2 operations for SuperTran-VP.

Typical cryogen consumption of optical SuperTran cryostats

SuperTran SuperTran-VP Liquid Helium consumption rate

Optional configurations

Other tubular configurations:

  • High temperature (consult Lake Shore)
  • Compact vacuum shroud
  • Extra-long tails (STVP-300)
  • Large diameter sample space
  • Customized vacuum shroud lengths
  • Isothermal zone sample tube (provides uniform sample temperature and enhanced operation with LN2

Special STVP-200 with rectangular tails for use in a magnet

This special STVP-200 is a high-temperature system (475 K) with a dual inline pin (DIP) socket sample holder.STVP-200 475 K Rectangular Tails DIP Sample Holder STVP-200 475 K Rectangular Tails Close-Up STVP-200 475 K Rectangular Tails