The Magnetic Property Measuring System (MPMS) System is fitted with a Superconducting Quantum Interference Device (SQUID) attachment (SEA #412) for measuring the magnetization of samples as a function of DC magnetic field or temperature, which is operator selectable and adjustable. AC magnetic suseptibility measurement is also possible.
The magnetic field range is from -7 tesla (-70,000 Oersted) to 7 tesla (70,000 Oersted). Sample temperature range is 300 Kelvin down to 2 Kelvin.
The MPMS SQUID is now upgraded to a so-called EverCool system, with which users no longer need to monitor and record liquid helium consumption and pay the instrument fee and the liquid helium separately. A single user fee listed below will apply.
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