X-ray diffraction

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Huber 4-circle Eulerian cradle equipped with point detector and Mo source;

Huber 4-circleEulerian cradle equipped with point detector and Mo microfocus source and motorized z stage;

Rigaku XtaLab SuperNova equipped with Dectris Pilatus 200kR area detector

Raman spectroscopy

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Horiba LabRAM HR Evolution equipped with green (Nd-Yag 532 nm/100mW) and red (HeNe 633nm/17mW) laser and motorized x-y-z stage for 3D mapping.

Horiba Xplora One equipped with green (Nd-Yag 532 nm/100mW) and red (HeNe 633nm/17mW) laser, motorized x-y-z stage for 3D mapping (currently located at the petrology lab of the University of Genova)

Optical microscopy

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Zeiss Axio Imager m2m: high-resolution optical microscopes (polarized transmitted and reflected light) with motorized x-y-z stage for high-resolution 3D mapping. Equipped with 5x, 10x, 20x (LWD), 50x and 100x epiplan objectives for polarized light observation.

Zeiss Axioscope 5 polarization: high-resolution optical microscopes (polarized transmitted and reflected light) with motorized x-y stage for high-resolution 3D mapping. Equipped with 5x, 10x, 20x, 50x and 100x epiplan objectives for polarized light observation.

Zeiss Stemi 508 stereo microscope with 8:1 apochromatic zoom with long arm stand for a long distance of work. Reflected and transmitted light.

Computational resources

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Aethia workstation EXA-W 20 CORE XEON (2 Intel Xeon 10 core processors, 16GB DDR4 RAM)

Aethia Mini Cluster TERA-4 with 4 nodes (2 Intel Xeon 8 core processors and 16Gb DDR4 RAM)

Software: Crystal-14 and Crystal-17 for ab-initio modeling.

Non-ambient devices

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Micro furnaces for in situ high temperature experiments

ETH-type Diamond anvil cell for in situ high pressure experiments