Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research

Instrumentation of the AIDA facility

Level 3: Droplet and ice crystal injector,

Humidifier

Pressure: 0.01 - 1300 hPa (Baratron pressure sensors)

Temperature: 183 - 313 K (various sensors at different positions)

Gas: synthetic air from liquid N2 and O2 (other gases possible)

LED solar radiation simulator

Level 2: FTIR, Three optical long path cells (White type)

Water instruments:  TDL-Hygrometers

Dew point mirror: MBW373LX

Level 1:Aerosol instruments,

SIMONE (in situ light scattering)

Gas monitors,

Trace gas injection system

Level 0: PHIPS-AIDA
PCVI, Welas OPC

APC chamber (3.7 m3 stainless steel)

Basement: Pumps, Vacuum supply

 

Cooling system (compressor cryostat until 243 K and liquid nitrogen for the lower temperatures)