Low Temperature and High Magnetic Field Laboratory (LTHMFL)
http://www.itn.pt/facilities/uk_lthmf_facility.htm
Core Data
Identification
Hosting Legal Entity
University of Lisbon
Address:
Av. Rovisco Pais, MicroLab-Tecnico, Campus Alameda, Lisboa, PO: 1049-001, Grande Lisboa (Portugal)
Location
Estrada Nacional 10, Sacavém, PO: 2686-953, Lisboa Vale do Tejo (Portugal)
Structure
Type Of RI
Single-sited
Coordinating Country
Portugal
Status
Status
Current Status:
Operational since 1992
Timeline
Being upgraded to 2005
Scientific Description
Mission and objectives
Laboratory for low temperature and high magnetic field studies and characterisation of materials. A unique infrastructure in the country, developed around the only helium liquifier operational in Portugal, providing to external users access to a range of cryogenic materials characterisation techniques.

RI Keywords
Magnetotransport properties, Moessbauer, Cryogenics, High magnetic fields, Low temperatures, Magnetic properties
Classifications
RI Category
Extreme Conditions Facilities
Scientific Domain
Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics and Mathematics
Chemistry and Material Sciences
ESFRI Domain
Physical Sciences and Engineering
Services
Specific heat mesurements

Specific heat mesurements in the range 1.5-150K and under fields up to 12T (access to laboratory, user support).

Mossbauer spectroscopy

Mossbauer spectroscopy in the range 1.5-400K and under fields up to 7T (access to laboratory, user support and data analysis).

Electrical transport and magneto transport

Electrical transport and magneto transport studies in the range 0.3-350K and under fields up to 18T (access to laboratory and user support).

Magnetic characterisation

Magnetisation, AC susceptibility measurements in the range 0.3-450K and up to 12T (access to laboratory, user support and data analysis).

Equipment
12 T Maglab system

Multi-characterisation system (AC susceptibility, extraction magnetisation and specific heath measurements up to 12T and in the range 1.5-350K).

Cryostats for Moessbauer spectroscopy

Mossbauer spectroscopy in the range 1.5-400K and under fields upt to 7T.

7T SQUID

SQUID Magnetometry, axial and transverse, with 3He insert for measurements up to 7T and in the range 0.3-450K).

18T Magnet

18T Magnet with 3He and 4He inserts for transport measurements.