Cryocrystallography: Flash Cooling / Liquid Nitrogen


In addition to shipping pre-frozen crystals to BioCARS, users can flash cool crystals on site using liquid nitrogen or cold gas stream. For this purpose, users may withdraw small amounts of liquid nitrogen (up to 4 l). Proper safety procedures for using liquid propane must be followed.


Liquid Nitrogen Supply Procedures (Staff only)



Usage Of Liquid Nitrogen At BioCARS:

Always wear cryo-gloves and eyewear when working with liquid nitrogen.

  • Users can use small amounts of liquid nitrogen
  • 4LD dewars are provided
  • Talk to BioCARS Staff on how to refill the 4LD dewars at the BioCARS LN2 fill station