Geo- and Cosmochemistry

Facilities

Klaus-Tschira-Labor für Kosmochemie - Noble gas analyses

  • nu Instruments "Noblesse" - with resistance heated (high temperature) furnace, crushing device and laser stage heating:
    for noble gas isotope analyses (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe): ion detection with 8 electron multipliers and Faraday Cup.
    Nu instruments Noblesse​  Laser
    ​  Schlagrohre
  • VG3600 (modified) - with resistance heated (high temperature) furnace, crushing device and laser stage heating:
    for noble gas isotope analyses (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe) and radiometric dating of minerals and rocks using the 40Ar/39Ar technique; ion detection with electron multiplier and Faraday Cup.
    VG 3600
      Laser
      ​Schlagrohre
  • MAT CH5 (modified) - with resistance heated and inductively heated furnace:
    for radiometric dating of minerals and rocks using the 40Ar/39Ar and 129I/129Xe technique; ion source type CH5; ion detection with electron multiplier.
    Ch5 Ms1 Klein​  Ch5 Ms2 Klein  Ch5 Ind Klein
  • MAP 215 (modified) - with resistance heated (high temperature) furnace:
    for noble gas isotope analyses (He, Ne, Ar, Kr, Xe):ion detection with electron mltiplier.  

Microscopy

  • KEYENCE VK-X200 Laser microscope - a violet laser (408 nm) allows a magnification of 200 up to 24.000 times. The maximal resolution of depth is 0.5 nm, the width resolution is 120 nm. A non-destructive investigation method to determine and analyse surface characteristics.
    KEYENCE

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