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Laboratory simulations of space weathering and impact heating: the TEM studies.

Rout, S. S. and Moroz, L. V. and Baither, D. and van der Boghert, C. H. and Bischoff, A. (2008) Laboratory simulations of space weathering and impact heating: the TEM studies. In: Paneth Colloquium 2008, p. 14. Paneth Colloquium 2008, 2008-10-29 - 2008-10-31, Nördlingen (Germany).

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Space weathering processes darken and redden sur-faces of airless planetary bodies. Using synthetic analogue samples we plan to simulate the effects of micrometeorite impacts and solar wind interaction on surfaces of Mercury and other airless solar sys-tem bodies in laboratory and analyze their effects on the VNIR and TIR spectra, followed by nano-scale analyses of the samples. As a test for our proposed analytical techniques we characterized three types of glasses prepared by heating the martian soil ana-logue JSC Mars-1 in a resistance furnace (F & S-glasses) and by pulse laser irradiation (L-glasses) [1, 2]. All three glasses show different spectral proper-ties depending on the method of preparation. Here we present the results of our TEM studies, which allowed us to explain the observed optical differ-ences between the samples. In particular, we de-tected α-Fe nano-inclusions in the L-glasses. [1] Basilevsky et al. (2000) Geochem. International 38, Suppl. 3, S390-S403. [2] Moroz, L. V., et al., Icarus (in review).

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/58465/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information:Abstract PC2008 #049
Title:Laboratory simulations of space weathering and impact heating: the TEM studies.
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Rout, S. S.Institut für Planetologie WWU MünsterUNSPECIFIED
Baither, D.Institut für Materialphysik WWU MünsterUNSPECIFIED
van der Boghert, C. H.Institut für Planetologie WWU MünsterUNSPECIFIED
Bischoff, A.Institut für Planetologie WWU MünsterUNSPECIFIED
Date:October 2008
Journal or Publication Title:Paneth Colloquium 2008
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:p. 14
Keywords:impact, glass, TEM, simulation, regolith
Event Title:Paneth Colloquium 2008
Event Location:Nördlingen (Germany)
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:2008-10-29 - 2008-10-31
Organizer: Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg, Frankfurt; Rieskratermuseum; DMG
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EW - Erforschung des Weltraums
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - no assignment (old)
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Planetary Physics
Deposited By: Moroz, Dr. Liubov
Deposited On:25 Mar 2009
Last Modified:15 Jan 2010 01:16

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