The new PIRENEA 2 set-up is an upgrade of PIRENEA (Piège à Ions pour la Recherche et l’Etude de Nouvelles Espèces Astrochimiques; Ion Trap for the Research and Study of New Astrochemical Species) to study the physical and chemical properties of isolated PAHs/nanograins. It combines sources of cosmic dust analogues with cryogenic trapping to study the interaction of relevant species with photons and gas under interstellar conditions.

More information can be found at the PIRENEA set-up webpage

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