The main objectives of the group are
The Design and fabrication of vacuum system of SST-1.
1. The vacuum vessel.
2. The cryostat.
3. The pumping system.
4. The Gas feed system.
The current activity includes
The assembly of the complete vacuum system.
A number of facilities have been established by the group.
1. Facilities to test vacuum compatibility of SST-1 sub-systems and components.
2. Facility to do outgassing measurements of materials.
3. Facility to caliberate pressure gauges with spining rotor gauge.