Atomic force microscopy to resolve key environmental questions

Labex OSUG laboratories or/and Labex OSUG teams involved : ISTerre
Project leader : Van Driessche Alexander


With the requested budget we will acquire an AFM/force spectroscope with a temperature-controlled liquid cell. This technology will render us with the capacity to look into the nanometer world of environmental relevant topics, such as : capture and storage of CO2, metal sequestration/release by mineral replacement, scale formation, reactivity of nanoparticles, biomineralization or clay alteration, to name just a few.

Support (2017) : 80 000 €

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