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Title: Simple imaging for the diamond anvil cell: Applications to hard-to-reach places

Abstract

The employment of high-pressure gases as a pressure-transmitting medium, sample, or reactant for diamond anvil cell experiments is widespread. As a pressure transmitter, high-pressure gases are crucial to forming quasi-hydrostatic compression atmospheres for samples inside the uniaxially driven cell. We describe an optical design for forming high-resolution images of the gasket and sample chamber of the diamond anvil cell under high gas pressures in a gas loading apparatus. Our design is simple, is of low-cost, and may be easily adapted to suit gas loading apparatus of any design, as well as other common hard-to-reach environments in diamond anvil cell experiments, i.e., those with large stand-off distances, such as cryostats.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy and HiPSEC, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154, USA
  2. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154, USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Nevada, Reno, NV (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1614464
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1478439
Grant/Contract Number:  
NA0001982
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 89; Journal Issue: 10; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; Instruments & Instrumentation; Physics; Hydrostatics; Diamond anvil cells; Contrast sensitivity; High pressure instruments; Optical aberrations; Microscopy; Optical interference

Citation Formats

Smith, Dean, Shelton, David P., Ellison, Paul B., and Salamat, Ashkan. Simple imaging for the diamond anvil cell: Applications to hard-to-reach places. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5048316.
Smith, Dean, Shelton, David P., Ellison, Paul B., & Salamat, Ashkan. Simple imaging for the diamond anvil cell: Applications to hard-to-reach places. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5048316.
Smith, Dean, Shelton, David P., Ellison, Paul B., and Salamat, Ashkan. Mon . "Simple imaging for the diamond anvil cell: Applications to hard-to-reach places". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5048316. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1614464.
@article{osti_1614464,
title = {Simple imaging for the diamond anvil cell: Applications to hard-to-reach places},
author = {Smith, Dean and Shelton, David P. and Ellison, Paul B. and Salamat, Ashkan},
abstractNote = {The employment of high-pressure gases as a pressure-transmitting medium, sample, or reactant for diamond anvil cell experiments is widespread. As a pressure transmitter, high-pressure gases are crucial to forming quasi-hydrostatic compression atmospheres for samples inside the uniaxially driven cell. We describe an optical design for forming high-resolution images of the gasket and sample chamber of the diamond anvil cell under high gas pressures in a gas loading apparatus. Our design is simple, is of low-cost, and may be easily adapted to suit gas loading apparatus of any design, as well as other common hard-to-reach environments in diamond anvil cell experiments, i.e., those with large stand-off distances, such as cryostats.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5048316},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
issn = {0034-6748},
number = 10,
volume = 89,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {10}
}

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