Inside the Cryostat

Inside the 75 microWatt Cryostat (click to see enlarged image)
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Here is a rough schematic of the 75 microWatt cryostat used at Berkeley.  This unofficial picture shows the basic structure of the cryostat, specifically the different stages of cooling that lead to the ultimate temperature of 20 milliKelvin, at which the particle detectors are tested.

Click here to learn more about the inner-workings of the Berkeley cryostat.

Updated: (JDR) 05/24/02