The high pressure cell with diamond windows can operate from 1 - 1500 bar using water as the transmitting medium. Using a high force piezo stack (Piezo Systems Jena), a small volume (~50 ml) is dynamically compressed to reach a pressure up to 1 kbar in less than 1 ms. Further details about the setup can be found in the following reference.

J. Möller, J. Léonardon, J. Gorini, R. Dattani, and T. Narayanan,  Rev. Sci. Instrum., 87, 125116 (2016).

Schematic drawing and photo of the pressure-jump setup.


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