Surfaces, Chemistry and Coatings(SCC)
Maintenance, consolidation and upgrade of CERN cleaning, coating, chemical and surface analysis facilities.
- Thin film coating infrastructures with a special focus on physical deposition techniques;
Specific plasma techniques for processing of surfaces, as plasma cleaning and glow discharge;
- Infrastructure for wet surface treatments including cleaning, electropolishingand electroplating methods;
Surface, chemical and electrochemical analyses techniques;
Operation of the CERN station for treatment of waste water.
Thin film coatings by evaporation and magnetron sputtering;
Numerical simulations of coatings, vacuum pressure distribution and plasmas;
Surface treatments and cleaning for UHV applications;
Surface and chemical analysis, radiation damage of polymeric materials, gas analysis and corrosion studies;
Networking with external institutes to provide access to additional analysis techniques not available at CERN.