Simple Imaging for the Diamond Anvil Cell: Applications to Hard-to-reach Places
Review of Scientific Instruments
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The employment of high-pressure gases as a pressure-transmitting medium, sample, or reactant for diamond anvil cell experiments is widespread. As a pressure transmitter, high-pressure gases are crucial to forming quasi-hydrostatic compression atmospheres for samples inside the uniaxially driven cell. We describe an optical design for forming high-resolution images of the gasket and sample chamber of the diamond anvil cell under high gas pressures in a gas loading apparatus. Our design is simple, is of low-cost, and may be easily adapted to suit gas loading apparatus of any design, as well as other common hard-to-reach environments in diamond anvil cell experiments, i.e., those with large stand-off distances, such as cryostats.
Shelton, D. P.,
Ellison, P. B.,
Simple Imaging for the Diamond Anvil Cell: Applications to Hard-to-reach Places.
Review of Scientific Instruments, 89(10),