Facilities - Vector Field System Installation Jan 2011

 


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Installing the Cryogenic/Leiden Vector Field System, January 2011

    Day 1: Unpacking and opening the fridge up.

    A timelapse movie is here: 2MB (low res) or 3MB (medium res) movie.

    Day 2: Measuring the top-loading probe, and reassembling the fridge.

    Timelapse movies: 3.7MB (low res) or 5.3MB (medium res).

    Day 3: Connecting the fridge up and pumping it out.

    Timelapse movies: 3.8MB (low res) or 5.4MB (medium res).

    Day 4: Leaks detected and repaired, compressors connected, and the system starts to cool.

     

    Timelapse movies: 3.8M (low res) or 4.6M (medium res).

    Days 5,6: System cooling
    Day 7: Condensing the mixture in and starting the fridge.

    Day 8: Fixing thermometry wiring and testing the vector magnets.

    T=14mK.

    Day 9: Loading the sample probe.

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