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Low Temperatures Systems Department (DSBT)

Published on 29 January 2021

Head of DSBT

Low Temperatures Systems Department (DSBT)
17 avenue des Martyrs
38 054 Grenoble cedex 9
Tel. : 04 38 78 41 34
Fax : 04 38 78 51 71


The field of competences of SBT relates to the cryotechnology in a broad range of temperatures since a few hundred millikelvins until approximately 100 K Our programs relate mainly to the placement of superfluid helium applied to installations of big size, cryogenics associated with thermonuclear fusion and the cryocoolers in particular for the space applications.

The SBT consists of 6 groups (three "thematic" groups and three "support" groups):
• Refrigeration and Thermohydraulics Laboratory (LRTH)
• Cryocoolers and Space Cryogenics Laboratory (LCCS)
• Cryogenics for Fusion Laboratory
• Electronics and Automatics Laboratory (LEA)
• Liquefaction, Refrigeration and Characterization Laboratory (LLRC)
• Calculations and Cryogenic Design Laboratory (L3C)