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Title: Cryogenic Goniometer for Measurements in Pulsed Magnetic Fields Fabricated via Additive Manufacturing Technique

Abstract

Complex high-precision mechanical devices can be fabricated using 3-dimensional printing technology with the help of computer-aided design. Using 3D stereolithography, we have constructed a cryogenic goniometer for measurements in pulsed magnetic fields of up to 100 T, at temperatures as low as 0.5 K. We review the properties of several materials tested in developing the goniometer and report on its design and performance. The goniometer allows samples to be rotated in situ to a precision of 0.2 deg, so that the field can be applied at many different angles to the samples’ symmetry directions. Following its success, we establish that 3D printing is now a viable technology for pulsed-field and other cryogenic probes.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Laboratory
  2. University of Texas
  3. Idaho National Laboratory
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Idaho National Lab. (INL), Idaho Falls, ID (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Science Foundation (NSF); the State of Florida; USDOE Office of Science (SC); INLs LDRD program
OSTI Identifier:
1604075
Report Number(s):
[INL/JOU-20-57525-Rev000]
[Journal ID: .]
Grant/Contract Number:  
[DE-AC07-05ID14517]
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
[ Journal Volume: 91; Journal Issue: .]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
47 - OTHER INSTRUMENTATION; pulsed magnet; rotator; 3D printing

Citation Formats

Balakirev, Fedor F., Willis, Ximone, Ding, Xiaxin, and Singleton, John. Cryogenic Goniometer for Measurements in Pulsed Magnetic Fields Fabricated via Additive Manufacturing Technique. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5125792.
Balakirev, Fedor F., Willis, Ximone, Ding, Xiaxin, & Singleton, John. Cryogenic Goniometer for Measurements in Pulsed Magnetic Fields Fabricated via Additive Manufacturing Technique. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5125792.
Balakirev, Fedor F., Willis, Ximone, Ding, Xiaxin, and Singleton, John. Fri . "Cryogenic Goniometer for Measurements in Pulsed Magnetic Fields Fabricated via Additive Manufacturing Technique". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5125792.
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title = {Cryogenic Goniometer for Measurements in Pulsed Magnetic Fields Fabricated via Additive Manufacturing Technique},
author = {Balakirev, Fedor F. and Willis, Ximone and Ding, Xiaxin and Singleton, John},
abstractNote = {Complex high-precision mechanical devices can be fabricated using 3-dimensional printing technology with the help of computer-aided design. Using 3D stereolithography, we have constructed a cryogenic goniometer for measurements in pulsed magnetic fields of up to 100 T, at temperatures as low as 0.5 K. We review the properties of several materials tested in developing the goniometer and report on its design and performance. The goniometer allows samples to be rotated in situ to a precision of 0.2 deg, so that the field can be applied at many different angles to the samples’ symmetry directions. Following its success, we establish that 3D printing is now a viable technology for pulsed-field and other cryogenic probes.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5125792},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = [.],
volume = [91],
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {3}
}

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