SPECTROSCOPY

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TECHNIQUEINFORMATIONCONTACT PERSONADDITIONAL COMMENTS
ESPOIRS Experiment

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)

IR-INFRA CHAMBER

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

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RAMAN MICROSCOPE

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

RAMAN GASES

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.
Appropriate for the diagnostics of their gaseous and/or plasma environment

SUBMILLIMETER LAB

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

ELLIPSOMETRY

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