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Sascha Kempf

Sascha

Kempf

Roles

Tenure Track Faculty

Biography

Theoretical and experimental investigations of cosmic dust. Interaction of dust with the ambient plasma and dusty plasma effects in space. Formation and composition of cosmic dust. Dynamics of planetary rings. In-situ observation of dust. Theoretical and experimental investigation of impact plasmas. Laboratory hypervelocity impact experiments and space hardware development. Life detection via compositional analysis of surface material and/or ice plume particles

Additional Information

Planetary Studies, Instrumentation, Techniques (Physical Sciences), Astrophysics, Mass Spectrometry, Geophysics, Space Sciences, Celestial Mechanics, Plasma Physics, Interplanetary Spacecraft, Exobiology