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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. High vacuum operation. 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
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