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Toward a mineral physics reference model for the Moon’s core

New Publications:

Kim, E. J., Y. Fei, and S. K. Lee, Probing carbon species in MgSiO3 enstatite at 1.5 GPa: Insights from 13C high-resolution solid-state NMR, Am. Mineral., 101, 1113–1124, DOI:10.2138/am-2016-5563, 2016.
Mandal, M., A. S. Manchanda, C. Liu, Y. Fei and K. Landskron, A high-pressure synthesis of hydrothermally stable periodic mesoporous crystalline aluminosilica materials, RSC Advances, 6, 7396–7402, DOI: 10.1039/c5ra15515k, 2016.
Bennett, N. R., J. M. Brenan, and Y. Fei, Thermometry of the magma ocean: Controls on the metal–silicate partitioning of gold, Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta, 184, 173–192, DOI: 10.1016/j.gca.2016.03.031, 2016.
Ricolleau, A., and Y. Fei, Equation of state of the high-pressure Fe3O4 phase and a new structural transition at 70 GPa. Am. Mineral. 101, 719–725, 2016.
Gu, T., Y. Fei, X. Wu, and S. Qin, Phase stabilities and spin transitions of Fe3(S1-xPx) at high pressure and its implications in meteorites and planetary interiors. Am. Mineral. 101, 205–210, 2016.
Wu, Y., M. Xu, Z. Jin, Y. Fei, and P. T. Robinson, Experimental constraints on the formation of the Tibetan podiform chromitites. Lithos 245, 109–117, doi:10.1016/j.lithos.2015.08.005, 2016.
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ang, Y., J. Zhu, W. Yang, T. Wen, M. Pravica, Z. Liu, M. Hou, Y. Fei, L. Kang, Z. Lin, C. Jin, and Y. Zhao, Reversible switching between pressure-induced amorphization and thermal-driven recrystallization in VO2(B) nanosheets, Nature Comm. 7, DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12214, 2016.
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ei, Y., C. Murphy, Y. Shibazaki, A. Shahar, and H. Huang, Thermal equation of state of hcp-iron: Constraint on the density deficit of Earth's solid inner core, Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, doi:10.1002/2016GL069456, 2016.
Gomi, H., K. Hirose, H. Akai, and Y. Fei, Electrical resistivity of substitutionally disordered hcp Fe–Si and Fe–Ni alloys: Chemically-induced resistivity saturation in the Earth's core, Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 451, 51-61, 2016.


The main research goal is to understand the evolution and composition of the terrestrial planetary interiors through high-pressure simulation experiments.

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