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High-pressure/high-temperature crystallography and spectroscopy using the diamond anvil cell
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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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Li, Z., He, X., Zhang, C. et al. Superconductivity above 200 K discovered in superhydrides of calcium. Nat Commun 13, 2863 (2022).
Recent developments on high-pressure single-crystal X-ray diffraction at the Partnership for eXtreme Xtallography (PX2) program
Zhang, D., Xu, J., Dera, P.K. et al. Recent developments on high-pressure single-crystal X-ray diffraction at the Partnership for eXtreme Xtallography (PX2) program. Phys Chem Minerals 49, 19 (2022).
Leonid Dubrovinsky, Saiana Khandarkhaeva, Timofey Fedotenko, Dominique Laniel, Maxim Bykov, Carlotta Giacobbe, Eleanor Lawrence Bright, Pavel Sedmak, Stella Chariton, Vitali Prakapenka, Alena V. Ponomareva, Ekaterina A. Smirnova, Maxim P. Belov, Ferenc Tasnádi, Nina Shulumba, Florian Trybel, Igor A. Abrikosov, Natalia Dubrovinskaia, “Materials synthesis at terapascal static pressures,” Nature 605, 274-278 (2022). DOI: 10.1038/s41586-022-04550-2
Chen, Grace P. and Bykova, Elena and Bykov, Maxim and Edmund, Eric and Cao, Zi-Yu and Chen, Xiao-Jia and Smith, Jesse S. and Chariton, Stella and Prakapenka, Vitali B. and Goncharov, Alexander F., Structural and vibrational behavior of 2H−NbSe2 at high pressures, (2022) Phys. Rev. B 105, 224114
Hematite-goethite ratios at pH 2–13 and 25–170 °C: A time-resolved synchrotron X-ray diffraction study
Si Athena Chen, Peter J. Heaney, Jeffrey E. Post, Peter J. Eng, Joanne E. Stubbs, Hematite-goethite ratios at pH 2–13 and 25–170 °C: A time-resolved synchrotron X-ray diffraction study, Chemical Geology, Volume 606, 2022, 120995
Xu, W., Dong, W., Layek, S. et al. Pressure-induced high-spin/low-spin disproportionated state in the Mott insulator FeBO3. Sci Rep 12, 9647 (2022).
Zhang, Xin and Lou, Hongbo and Zhang, Fei and Luan, Hengwei and Liang, Tao and Li, Shubin and Chen, Xiehang and Shao, Yang and Yao, Ke-Fu and Zeng, Zhidan and Zeng, Qiaoshi,Pressure-induced local structural crossover in a high-entropy metallic glass, Phys. Rev. B, 105 (22), 2022, doi = 10.1103/PhysRevB.105.224201
Minkov, V.S., Bud’ko, S.L., Balakirev, F.F. et al. Magnetic field screening in hydrogen-rich high-temperature superconductors. Nat Commun 13, 3194 (2022).
Samar Layek, Eran Greenberg, Stella Chariton, Maxim Bykov, Elena Bykova, Dmytro M. Trots, Alexander V. Kurnosov, Irina Chuvashova, Sergey V. Ovsyannikov, Ivan Leonov, and Gregory Kh. Rozenberg, Verwey-Type Charge Ordering and Site-Selective Mott Transition in Fe4O5 under Pressure,
Journal of the American Chemical Society Article ASAP
Tomasz Jaroń, Jianjun Ying, Marek Tkacz, Adam Grzelak, Vitali B. Prakapenka, Viktor V. Struzhkin, and Wojciech Grochala, Synthesis, Structure, and Electric Conductivity of Higher Hydrides of Ytterbium at High Pressure, Inorganic Chemistry Article ASAP
Latest Happenings at GSECARS
Beautiful, graceful Sandhill Crane and baby enjoy a walk near the 434 parking lot and nearby wetlands. Photo : Peter Eng.
GSECARS beamline scientist Stella Chariton explains to middle schooler Grace Nesler about synchrotron research of the earth and planets and the exciting new discovery of Superionic Ice.
Phuong Nguyen will be working with Dongzhou Zhang and Jingui Xu hosting DAC users at 13 BMC .