GSECARS Developed an Efficient and Affordable N95 Mask Disinfection System
GSECARS Scientists Continue to Decode Moon's Mysteries 50 Years Later
GSECARS hosts experiments at 13 IDE for high school students in the Exemplary Student Research Program (ESRP) representing local area high schools.
A national user facility for frontier research in the earth sciences using synchrotron radiation at the Advanced Photon Source, Argonne National Laboratory.
High-pressure/high-temperature crystallography and spectroscopy using the diamond anvil cell
High-pressure/high-temperature crystallography and imaging using the large-volume press
Powder, single crystal and interface diffraction
Inelastic x-ray scattering
X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy
X-ray fluorescence microprobe analysis
Future of COMPRES, GSECARS, and Synchrotron-Based Earth Science Research
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Pressure-Induced Ferroelastic Transition Drives a Large Shape Change in a Ni(II) Complex Single Crystal
Boyang Fu, Ying Zhao, Yu Liu, Weilong He, Fuyang Liu, Dongzhou Zhang, Luhong Wang,Haozhe Liu, Wei Li, and Weizhao Cai, Pressure-Induced Ferroelastic Transition Drives a Large Shape Change in a Ni(II) Complex Single Crystal, . Phys. Chem. Lett. 2023, 14, XXX, 3891–3897
Biofilm Architecture in Opaque Porous Medium
Wildenschild, D., Iltis, G., Ostvar, S. (2023). Biofilm Architecture in Opaque Porous Medium. In: Médici, E.F., Otero, A.D. (eds) Album of Porous Media. Springer, Cham.
Hydrogen and Silicon Effects on Hexagonal Close Packed Fe Alloys at High Pressures: Implications for the Composition of Earth’s Inner Core
Fu, S., Chariton, S., Prakapenka, V. B., & Shim, S.-H. (2023). Hydrogen and silicon effects on hexagonal close packed Fe alloys at high pressures: Implications for the composition of Earth’s inner core. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 128, e2022JB026016.
Pressure-induced insulator-to-metal transition in the van der Waals compound CoPS3
Takahiro Matsuoka, Rahul Rao, Michael A. Susner, Benjamin S. Conner, Dongzhou Zhang, and David Mandrus, Pressure-induced insulator-to-metal transition in the van der Waals compound CoPS3, (2023) Phys Rev. B 107, 165125
Early crystallization of amorphous selenium underhigh pressure studied by synchrotron XRD method
Shuhua Yuan, Luhong Wang, Fuyang Liu, Jay D Bass, Yingzhe Li, Paul A Ginsberg, Dongzhou Zhang, Vitali B Prakapenka, Sergey Tkachev and Haozhe Liu, Early crystallization of amorphous selenium under high pressure studied by synchrotron XRD method, 2023 J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 35 264003, DOI 10.1088/1361-648X/acc8b0
Single-crystal X-ray diffraction of fluorapatite to 61 GPa
Rucks, Melinda J., Finkelstein, Gregory J., Zhang, Dongzhou, Dera, Przemyslaw K. and Duffy, Thomas S.. “Single-crystal X-ray diffraction of fluorapatite to 61 GPa” American Mineralogist, vol. 108, no. 4, 2023, pp. 731-737.
Superconductivity Observed in Tantalum Polyhydride at High Pressure
X. He, C. L. Zhang, Z. W. Li, S. J. Zhang, B. S. Min, J. Zhang, K. Lu, J. F. Zhao, L. C. Shi, Y. Peng, X. C. Wang, S. M. Feng, J. Song, L. H. Wang, V. B. Prakapenka, S. Chariton, H. Z. Liu, and C. Q. Jin, Superconductivity Observed in Tantalum Polyhydride at High Pressure, 2023 Chinese Phys. Lett. 40 057404, DOI 10.1088/0256-307X/40/5/057404
The Ti-in-zircon thermometer revised: The effect of pressure on the Ti site in zircon
Laura J. Crisp, Andrew J. Berry, Antony D. Burnham, Laura A. Miller, Matthew Newville,
The Ti-in-zircon thermometer revised: The effect of pressure on the Ti site in zircon,
Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2023,ISSN 0016-7037
Assessing the stability fields of molecular and polymeric CO2
Goncharov, Alexander F., Elena Bykova, Maxim Bykov, Eric Edmund, Jesse S. Smith, Stella Chariton, and Vitali B. Prakapenka. “Assessing the stability fields of molecular and polymeric CO2.” (2023) Phys. Rev. Materials 7, 053604.
Inhibition of Strontium Adsorption and Desorption by Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid at the Barite (001)–Water Interface
Amanda Dorfman, Anna Wanhala, Peter Eng, Joanne Stubbs, Omar Colon, Malik Donetian, and Jacquelyn N. Bracco, Inhibition of Strontium Adsorption and Desorption by Ethylenediaminetetraacetic Acid at the Barite (001)–Water Interface, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C Article ASAP
Garnet crystallization does not drive oxidation at arcs
Holycross, Megan, and Elizabeth Cottrell. “Garnet crystallization does not drive oxidation at arcs.” Science 380.6644 (2023): 506-509.
High-pressure phase of cold-compressed bulk graphite and graphene nanoplatelets
Efthimiopoulos, Ilias and Stavrou, Elissaios and Umemoto, Koichiro and Mayanna, Sathish and Torode, Antonius and Smith, Jesse S. and Chariton, Stella and Prakapenka, Vitali B. and Goncharov, Alexander F. and Wang, Yuejian, High-pressure phase of cold-compressed bulk graphite and graphene nanoplatelets, (2023) Phys RevB.107.184102, DOI : 10.1103/PhysRevB.107.184102
Eu speciation in apatite at 1 bar: An experimental study of valence-state partitioning by XANES, lattice strain, and Eu/Eu* in basaltic systems
Nicholas D. Tailby, Dustin Trail, Bruce Watson, Antonio Lanzirotti, Matthew Newville, Yanling Wang; Eu speciation in apatite at 1 bar: An experimental study of valence-state partitioning by XANES, lattice strain, and Eu/Eu* in basaltic systems. American Mineralogist 2023;; 108 (5): 789–813
Pressure-induced charge-transfer and structural transition in hexagonal multiferroic HoMnO3
Martin Ottesen, Emma Ehrenreich-Petersen, Camilla Hjort Kronbo, François Baudelet, Lucie Nataf, Innokenty Kantor, Mads Ry Vogel Jørgensen, Martin Bremholm, “Pressure-induced charge-transfer and structural transition in hexagonal multiferroic HoMnO[subscript 3],” Phys. Rev. B 107 (13), 134115 (2023). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevB.107.134115
Self-Limiting Sub-5 nm Nanodiamonds by Geochemistry-Inspired Synthesis
Lyu, T., Archambault, C. M., Hathaway, E., Zhu, X., King, C., Abu-Amara, L., Wang, S., Kunz, M., Kim, M. J., Cui, J., Yao, Y., Yu, T., Officer, T., Xu, M., Wang, Y., Yan, H., Self-Limiting Sub-5 nm Nanodiamonds by Geochemistry-Inspired Synthesis. Small 2023, 2300659.Self-Limiting Sub-5 nm Nanodiamonds by Geochemistry-Inspired Synthesis
Latest Happenings at GSECARS
Intern Jeremy Zhao
Intern Jeremy Zhao worked on Transformational Faulting for Deep-focus Earthquakes with GSE staff Yanbin Wang and Tim Officer. Jeremy will attend U Chicago this fall.
GSECARS welcomes summer student
GSECARS summer student Brian Nicolellis, an upcoming senior at IL State majoring in computer science, will be working with the CARS IT Group under Charlie Smith and Chris Skordas.
Accurate Measurements at Five Million Atmospheres Using Raman Spectroscopy
Work at GSECARS demonstrates the capability of Raman edge spectroscopy to accurately measure extremely high-pressure DAC environments.