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PEPL Facilities: LVTF

Above: CAD drawing of the LVTF with a cutaway view, showing the scale (note the 6' tall technician outside south access port) of this massive vacuum facility (SolidWorks model courtesy of EDA).

Above: View of LVTF from main laboratory entrance. The Junior vacuum facility (also known as the "Foster chamber") is visible (with its copper mesh Faraday cage) in front of the LVTF and is connected via a large pneumatic gate valve.

Above: View of the LVTF with the north end cap removed. Ph.D. Students Raymond Liang (left) and Rohit Shastry (right) seen installing thrusters for a PEPL facility tour during the 2009 IEPC.

Above: Bird's eye view of the LVTF chamber and control room (June 2010).

Above: Bird's eye panoramic view of the LVTF chamber and control room (June 2010).

Above: Another bird's eye panoramic view of the LVTF chamber and control room with a few more PEPL researchers (June 2010).

Above: Bird's eye view of the LVTF chamber and control room (June 2010).

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