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The dust accelerator at CCLDAS. (Courtesy CCLDAS)

CCLDAS maintains a diverse set of experimental facilities. The centerpiece of the laboratory is a hypervelocity dust accelerator designed to enable scientific studies and instrument calibration related to high-speed dust impacts up to 100 km/s. We also maintain a number of smaller chambers for carrying out small-scale dusty plasma experiments.

CCLDAS facilities, including the dust accelerator, are available for use by scientists and students from other institutions.

For questions regarding the use of any of the CCLDAS facilities, please contact:

Professor Mihály Horányi
Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics
Telephone: 303-492-6903