What we do

The Cryomagnetics Group, operates a 20 litre/hour Linde TCF20 liquefier which supplies liquid helium within the department and to other laboratories and organisations; annual production is 55,000 litres. The group provides information and assistance on the design and construction of cryogenic equipment.

The Linde TCF20 liquefierThe Linde TCF20 liquefier

The facilities we offer are:

  1. Mobile superconducting magnet systems up to 21 T
  2. Custom-built superconductive magnets dedicated to individual experiments
  3. A pulsed field facility, the Nicholas Kurti Magnetic Field Laboratory
  4. Transport critical current measurements on superconductors at currents up to 500 A in a continuous field of up to 21 T
  5. Coil winding and vacuum impregnation expertise
  6. High field support
  7. High strength wire drawing facilities
  8. Extensive expertise in adhesives and non-metallic composities at low temperatures