~Cryostat for Characterizing Individual CCDs for the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope~

CCD testing cryostat in the LSST production cleanroom. Stainless steel chamber with closed loop cooling, x-ray exposure capability, and a window cover on an articulated hinge. Docks to an optical testing station.

Academic poster for most of the LSST CCD production cleanroom test stands

single CCD cryostat
Cryostat in clean room, next to optical tunnel.

Single CCD cryostat with window open.
Window open.

Polycold Head
Polycold cooling head (formerly Cryotiger).