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
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Cade Vallero, Muhtar Ahart, Sergey Tkachev, Stella Chariton, Vitali Prakapenka, Seiji Kojima, Stephen A. Gramsch, Russell J. Hemley; Acoustic properties, elasticity, and equation of state of glycerol under pressure. J. Chem. Phys. 14 August 2023; 159 (6): 064506.
Stagno, V., Bindi, L. Quasicrystals at high pressures and temperatures: a review. Rend. Fis. Acc. Lincei (2023).
Lucas, M., Santiago, J.P., Chen, J., Guber, A. and Kravchenko, A. (2023), The soil pore structure encountered by roots affects plant-derived carbon inputs and fate. New Phytol.
Abhisek Basu, Mainak Mookherjee, Stephen Clapp, Stella Chariton, Vitali B. Prakapenka, High-pressure Raman scattering and X-ray diffraction study of kaolinite, Al2Si2O5(OH)4, Applied Clay Science, Volume 245, 2023, 107144
Ibragimova Olga, Vaquero Lia, Hussein Zain, Drozd Vadym, Chariton Stella, Prakapenka Vitali, Chuvashova Irina, “The synthesis of novel lanthanum hydroxyborate at extreme conditions”, Front Chem, 11, (2023), DOI=10.3389/fchem.2023.1259000
Nicolas Jaisle, David Cébron, Zuzana Konôpková, Rachel J Husband, Clemens Prescher, et.al, ; MHz free electron laser x-ray diffraction and modeling of pulsed laser heated diamond anvil cell. J. Appl. Phys. 7 September 2023; 134 (9): 095904
Lim, J. and Sinha, S. and Hire, A. C. and Kim, J. S. and Dee, P. M. and Kumar, R. S. and Popov, D. and Hemley, R. J. and Hennig, R. G. and Hirschfeld, P. J. and Stewart, G. R. and Hamlin, J. J, Niobium substitution suppresses the superconducting critical temperature of pressurized MoB2, (2023), Phys Rev B, 108, 9, 094501
Vacancy infilling during the crystallization of Fe-deficient hematite: An in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of non-classical crystal growth
Chen, Si Athena, Heaney, Peter J., Post, Jeffrey E., Eng, Peter J. and Stubbs, Joanne E.. “Vacancy infilling during the crystallization of Fe-deficient hematite: An in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction study of non-classical crystal growth” American Mineralogist, vol. 108, no. 9, 2023, pp. 1720-1731
Investigation of the High-Pressure Behaviors of Amblygonite by Single-Crystal X-ray Diffraction, Raman Spectroscopy, and DFT Calculations
Qin, Fei, Bingxu Hou, Kailan Hu, Jingjing Niu, and Dongzhou Zhang. 2023. “Investigation of the High-Pressure Behaviors of Amblygonite by Single-Crystal X-ray Diffraction, Raman Spectroscopy, and DFT Calculations” Crystals 13, no. 8: 1269.
The effect of composition, temperature and pressure on the oxidation state and coordination environment of copper in silicate melts
Laura A. Miller, Andrew J. Berry, Hugh St.C. O’Neill, Jeremy Wykes, Matt Newville, Tony Lanzirotti, The effect of composition, temperature and pressure on the oxidation state and coordination environment of copper in silicate melts, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 2023, ISSN 0016-7037
Latest Happenings at GSECARS
Murli discovered unique properties and structures of silicate melts, established HIGP and was one of the founding members of HPCAT. He was a GSECARS user for many years.
GSECARS beamline scientist Stella Chariton presented, “High Pressure Measurement with X-rays” at the 2023 NXS School.
Maksim Yakovlev is our new Postdoctoral Scholar and will be working with Mark Rivers in the GSE Tomography Program.
By recreating HP/HT 1800 mi below the Earth’s surface, scientists at GSECARS have discovered an intriguing phenomenon.
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.