UHV reflection-absorption IR spectroscopy

Optical spectroscopy (Electronic & Chemical & Magnetic Characterization)

(UHV-RAIRS) ultrahigh vacuum reflection-absorption infrared spectroscopy permits vibrational spectroscopic studies at grazing incidence on adsorbed molecules on well-defined solid surfaces.

In UHV-RAIRS, the optical path is entirely evacuated to avoid background signals from gas phase species and results in a superior sensitivity and stability of the system. Essential prerequisites for monitoring molecular species adsorbed, e.g., on oxide single-crystal surfaces are wide pressure (UHV to ambient conditions) and temperature ranges (1000-100 K).

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CERIC-TUG
Italy
CSIC-ICMM
Spain
FORTH
Greece
CEA/LETI
France
EuroNanoLab
Europe
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ALBA
Spain