Dust/ice mixing in cold regions and solid-state water in the diffuse interstellar medium

@article{Potapov2020DusticeMI,
  title={Dust/ice mixing in cold regions and solid-state water in the diffuse interstellar medium},
  author={Alexey Potapov and Jeroen Bouwman and Cornelia J{\"a}ger and Th. Henning},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
  year={2020},
  volume={5},
  pages={78-85}
}
Whether ice in cold cosmic environments is physically separated from the silicate dust or mixed with individual silicate moieties is not known. However, different grain models give very different compositions and temperatures of grains. The aim of the present study is to compare the mid-infrared spectra of laboratory silicate grain/water ice mixtures with astronomical observations to evaluate the presence of dust/ice mixtures in interstellar and circumstellar environments. The laboratory data… 

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