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|TECHNIQUE||INFORMATION||CONTACT PERSON||ADDITIONAL COMMENTS|
Synthesis (sol-gel method), structural and morphological characterization (TEM, SEM, X-ray diffraction and nuclear magnetic resonance) of analogues of dust.
|Karine Demyk (IRAP, CNRS)||
Suitable for Vacuum Transfer Systems (VTS)
Vibrational and vibro-rotational structure of molecules. Will operate in high vacuum. Resolution better than 0.2 cm-1 in transmission and grazing incidence over the whole frequency range.
|Gonzalo Santoro (ICMM-Surfaces, CSIC)||
Suitable for Vacuum Transfer Systems (VTS). Polarization modulated (PM) measurements at 50 Hz
|FTIR – LOW T||TO BE COMPLETED||TO BE COMPLETED|
Vibrational structure of molecules. Imaging capabilities (1 micron lateral resolution). Confocal microscope (1,5 micron depth resolution). Standard frequency range 100 - 3500 cm-1. Extended low frequency limit to 10 cm-1. Temperature cell (-150ºC-600ºC)
|Gonzalo Santoro (ICMM-Surfaces, CSIC). Gary Ellis (ICTP, CSIC).||
514.5 nm and 780 nm illumination wavelengths. Linear/Circular illumination polarization; Polarizer-Analyzer available
Vibrational and rotational structure of molecules. Temperature and density maps of gas jets. Transfer of energy in collisions. Molecular aggregation
|José María Fernández (Plasma Laboratory, IEM-CSIC)|
|HIGH RESOLUTION GAS INFRARED|
Vibration-rotation energy levels of gas phase molecules, either neutral or ionized
|José Luis Doménech (Plasma Laboratory, IEM-CSIC)||
Not suitable for particle analysis.
Study of biomolecules and molecules of astrophysical interest by frequency-domain and time-domain spectrometers coupled with laser ablation, heating and fast-mixing methods, and electric discharges
|José Luis Alonso Hernández (Group of Molecular Spectroscopy, UVA, Spain)|
|MILLIMETER WAVE CRYOGENIC RADIOMETERS|
Development of high resolution cryogenically cooled low noise heterodyne receivers for the 31.5-50 GHz and 72-116.5 GHz. frecuency range. The spectral resolution will be ~50 KHz. Goal is to obtain state of the art sensitivity for the rotational spectrum of numerous molecules
|Juan Daniel Gallego (Observatorio de Yebes, IGN, Spain)||
New receivers will be coupled to the STARDUST machine and the gas evolution chamber
|GAS-PHASE UV/VIS Laser induced fluorescence|
Measurements in gas-phase reaction flows. Concentration measurements of atomic and molecular trace gases. Monitoring of synthesis processes for nanomaterials
|Elena Jiménez (Group of Atmospheric Chemistry, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, Spain)||
Excellent spatial resolution
Nondestructive, nonintrusive, noninvasive, and contactless optical technique to characterize thin films. Measure of optical indexes, roughness and thicknesses for transparent thin films
|Kremena Makasheva (LAPLACE, CNRS)||
In-situ technique. Ellipsometry is based on the change of light polarization upon reflection or transmission compared to a model