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A liquid, such as liquid nitrogen, that boils at a temperature below about 110 K (-160°C) and is used to obtain very low temperatures; a refrigerant.


(Chemistry) a substance used to produce low temperatures; a freezing mixture


(ˈkraɪ ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn)

a substance for producing low temperatures; freezing mixture.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cryogen - a liquid that boils at below -160 C and is used as a refrigerant
liquid nitrogen - nitrogen in a liquid state
liquid air - air in a liquid state
refrigerant - any substance used to provide cooling (as in a refrigerator)


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Tenders are invited for Purchase of ultra low-noise, cryogen free ultra high vacuum variable temperature scanning tunneling microscope for high resolution imaging and tunneling spectroscopy
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MR Solutions is the only company in the world to be able to deliver this ground breaking cryogen free technology.
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MR Solutions and Summit Pharmaceuticals have reached an agreement where Summit Pharmaceuticals will be the sole supplier for MR Solutions' preclinical, multi-modality cryogen free MRI imaging systems to the Japanese market.
This follows the debut of MR Solutions' commercially available MRS-PET system which is inserted within the cryogen free 3T, 4.
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MR Solutions, which pioneered the cryogen free technology in 2013, is the only company to have delivered this technology to customers across the world.
Besides its patented helium-free "NO Void Analysis" technique, the analyzer incorporates new dosing algorithms, additional pressure transducers and an enhanced ability to minimize cold zone volume inaccuracies using an advanced cryogen level sensor.
Group A received the following treatment: Cryotherapy using Carbon Dioxide as a Cryogen using the Gun & Probe technique.