Sample environments

Cooling systems

Miniature continuous flow cryostat

  • Temperature range: 4-300K
  • Atmosphere: vacuum
  • Sample type: solid (if possible, thermal conductor), 1 sample per sample holder
  • More information.


High pressure / high temperature

HP vessel

  • Pressure range: 1-2000 bar
  • Temperature range: 20-1500°C
  • Internal cell: vitrous carbon
  • More information.


Diamond Anvil Cells & Hydrothermal Cells

  • From the users.





HT reaction cell for XAS and emission operando characterization

  • Pressure range: atmospheric pressure
  • Temperature range: 20-1000°C
  • Internal cell: vitreous carbon
  • Detection: Transmission and fluorescence (70° window for emission experiments)

Remote controlled gas distribution system

  • Able to mix up to five different gases
  • 4-way valve for venting and reaction paths
  • Fully remote controlled by a PC

Cell for air sensitive samples

  • Able to hold up to five pellets
  • Vacuum or inert atmosphere
  • For transmission and fluorescence analysis

Mass spectrometer

  • Two capillary entries
  • Quantitative measurement up to 64 species simultaneously
  • Detection level as low as ppb

Gas blower furnace

  • Maximum temperature: 1000°C
  • Atmosphere: nitrogen
  • Borrowed from the ESRF sample environment loan pool.