TA2 Facility 5 – DLR Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory
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TA2 Facility 5 – DLR Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory

Average visit: 5 days

The Planetary Spectroscopy Laboratory (PSL) of DLR in Berlin provides reflection, transmission and emission spectroscopy of samples from UV to FIR.

PSL operates 3 identical spectrometers, two optimized for UV+VIS+NIR, one for NIR to FIR spectral range.Simulation chambers are available for emissivity measurements: from 0.7 to 200µm under vacuum for Tsample 320K to ≥900K, or under dry air from 290K to 420K.

Bi-directional reflectance with variable incidence/emission angles is measured in vacuum at Troom and 170K, with a planned extension for temperatures below 100K. Hemispherical reflectance under purging/vacuum, covers 0.2 – 200 µm spectral range.

FT-IR microscope allows  transmission/reflectance analysis in the VIS+VNIR+MIR range.

Transmission of samples is measured in the UV to FIR range.


Dr. Alessandro Maturilli, DLR, Institute of Planetary Research, Rutherfordstr. 2, 12489 Berlin, Germany. alessandro.maturilli@dlr.de

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