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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.
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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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01 K temperatures, and a pulse tube cooler to maintain a pre-cooling stage at 4 K without using liquid cryogens.
At the end of the feeders, within the Tokamak gallery, are the critical CTB/SBB boxes where electrical power and cryogens are relayed through the warm-cold barrier of the cryostat to ITER's powerful magnets that operate at currents from 10 kA to 68 kA.
The Aspect Imaging compact MRI platform, unlike conventional superconducting MRI systems, does not require a shielded room, cryogens, specialty plumbing or high-capacity electrical power.
The low temperatures required are generally achieved using cryogens (liquid nitrogen boils at -196[degrees]C, liquid helium at -269[degrees]C, which is only four degrees above absolute zero or 4K on the Kelvin scale).
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The NIST energy dispersive microcalorimeter spectrometer for x-ray microanalysis used cryogens and an adiabatic demagnetization refrigerator (ADR) to achieve the working temperatures (<100 inK) of the superconducting TES.
Air Products is said to bring to the alliance expertise in the use of cryogens to enhance the cooling and granulating of various heat-sensitive or difficult-to-grind materia]s.
Linde provides world-class expertise in the supply, production, logistics and on-site application of LNG and other cryogens, as well as oil and gas field services.
In total there will be 31 "Feeders" relaying the electrical power and cryogens through the warm-cold barrier to the ITER magnets.